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Unable to write to file, even with right write access

File permissions are -rw-rw---a, and here are the security permissions: I am the user (name completely blacked out). Why do I still get this error:
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SUID bit on directories

In Linux there are SUID, SGID, and sticky bits for directory permission. So I am absolutely clear about the sticky and SGID bit on files or folders. What happens if I apply SUID bit on a directory? ...
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Trying to delete a file - get Access is Denied

Windows 7 - Running under an Administrator account, trying to delete a file on a mapped network drive - get Access is Denied. From the cmd prompt: S:\SharedFiles\temp>del 20151121_142409.mp4 ...
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Disabling full control over a file for one of administrators in Win7

There are two user accounts on Win7 and both with the Administrator type. Is there some way to disable full control over some file for the second administrator and leave him just the Read & ...
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I can't copy files on my computer to external device

I can't copy files on my computer on Windows 10 to external device or vice versa. I tried many things, but I can't find a solution. Note: There is someone that used my computer, he did something to ...
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Setting NTFS permissions to share root breaks inheritance

I'm having an issue with Windows 2012 R2 where setting NTFS permissions on the root of a share breaks inheritance, and the NTFS permissions are effectively replaced with the new ACE. The only way I ...
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Cannot access external drives

Whenever I plug in external devices, (USB, iPhone, iPod, etc.), a prompt pops up saying I "don't currently have permission to access this folder." After I click continue, it tells me I've been denied ...
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Wordpress can't upload images due to permissions [closed]

I'm having problems trying to get Media uploads working on my VPS w/ Wordpress. My Apache service is running as user:group apache:apache. My user folder is owned by my user eugene and grouped apache. ...
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Restore MATLAB preferences on a computer that doesn't store them, e.g. work computers with limited permissions

I have two questions (and answers to them). I could make two separate questions and answers of them, but I won't, because the second question is the same as the first, but with a twist. The two parts ...
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How do you set Linux ACL to default to a specific group with permissions?

So I have a directory: www\ which looks as so: [eugene@server ~]$ ll total 0 drwxrwx---. 2 eugene eugene 57 Dec 10 16:04 www I want to make it so all new files created in this directory will ...
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How to prohibit access to recent files by command line

I don't want to use Windows recent folder, and I want to make the folder inaccessible for all users by command line. I thought the command below would deny all users permissions, but even after this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 user cant CD into folder even though in group

I've an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS running LAMP web server and all working OK. I've got a friend who needs a website hosting for a him and have set him up with a virtual host and all is running fine. I now ...
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What is the client.exe on Windows?

I have been trying to use a package called terminal-plus of the Atom editor. One I install Atom, I can install the package with apm install terminal-plus. However, when I the tool, it freezes. If I ...
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Moodle installation issue

I am trying to install moodle onto my web sever, but it can't create the moodle data directory, because of missing write permissions: Parent directory (/var/www) is not writeable. Data directory ...
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Access Denied error accessing BitLocker encrypted fixed drive

BitLocker was turned on on my previous Windows 7. It was working properly until I had to change my Windows 7 and reinstall it on another drive, this time SSD instead of HDD. After installing Windows ...
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Setting home dir permissions so apache can read it, but other users don't

I have multiple users with apache installed on ubuntu 14.04 server. How should I set user's groups or/and their home dir permissions so users could not read each others home dirs, but on the other ...
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Access /var/www/html/website symbolic link from home user folder

I have a VPS OS: ubuntu 15.04, in which i have one website in /var/www/html/WEBSITE /var/www/html/WEBSITE have www-data:www-data as user:group I created a symbolic link with ls -s ...
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How to fix a directory that is there but doesn't exist?

I've got a folder that I cannot rename, delete or copy. I can open it in Explorer and see what's inside, but anything else results in an error saying that the directory doesn't exist. I've tried ...
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User can't delete file owned by user with w permission

I've a backup system based on rsync. Get a problem when try delete one file srv106@storage10:~$ rm -vf /srv/storage/homes/srv106/daily/files/daily.32/root/.my.cnf rm: cannot remove ...
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Samba execute permission is always set

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server that exposes a samba share to Windows machine. When I connect to the share and create files with notepad, permissions are respected and files don't become executable. ...
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Permissions are not set for some folders in linux

I ran this command in my CentOS 6 server. I am logged in as root: find public_html \ > \( -type f -exec chmod ug+rw,o+r {} \; \) , \ > \( -type d -exec chmod ug+rwxs,o+rx {} \; \) It works, ...
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Error: “You do not have permission to access \\pcname”

I've just installed Windows 10 on my machine (not updated from Windows 8) and now I'm getting an error when try to access a specific computer on my network. The error says: You do not have ...
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Is there any way to block a specific software from detecting or using a specific hardware? Windows 7

I want to use Xpadder to play a game that atomatically detects my Xbox 360 controller even if I conect it after launch or reconect it during gameplay. The controller can't be disabled in-game so I was ...
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File permissions “Administrators: Full Control”. Why isn't it always sufficient?

Consider the following situation. Let's say I have two interactive local user accounts registered on my machine: Admin (member of Administrators group) and Alice (member of Users group). Let's say ...
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How can I copy a file from a network share when I don't have read permissions on the parent folder?

I have a UNC path to a file which I’d like to copy of the form: \\server\folder1\folder2\filename.ext I have read access to this file, e.g. I can paste the path into the run dialog in Windows and ...
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Delete a folder with no owner in Windows 8.1

I'm using Windows 8.1 and I'm trying to delete a folder on a secondary hard drive. I tried a things that I had read here, but nothing seems to be working. Here's what I've done: Tried rd command ...
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NTFS permissions to allow a user to access and save to a folder, but not to delete or change contents?

I am in the process of trying different combinations of settings however in the process of learning. Could anybody point me in the right direction? Many thanks
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In windows 8.1 How to stop an application from killing other applications?

I have a distant learning course for an entrance exam. They've provided me a pendrive which has all the course material videos etc. It can be accessed only after I install the software that comes ...
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Error Resolving User Permissions + Zsh Command Not Found

This is the list of user permissions after logging them to the terminal: ➜ ~ ls -ld / /usr /usr/bin /usr/bin/manpath drwxr-xr-x 33 root wheel 1190 Nov 14 08:49 / drwxr-xr-x@ 11 root wheel ...
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I believe I am having a permissions error

I helped with a migration to a new domain for a company. All the users can access their shared folders, have internet, and basically everything works for them. However one single user cannot do ...
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403 - Forbidden: Access is denied

I design a web site with joomla 3.3.6 and when I want to deploy my website from localhost to host I get the following error: 403 - Forbidden: Access is denied. You do not have permission to view ...
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Get access to a directory with no permissions and special characters

Our hosted server was recently hacked and as part of the cleanup I found a suspicious looking directory that I can't get access to. I've tried escaping the special/reserved characters with backslashes ...
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Decoding Security Identifiers (SID's) in Windows Permissions window

When altering permissions in Windows 8 users show up as long SID's. Is there a way to see proper usernames in the list of 'Group or user names:'? I have relied on removing and re-adding users (via ...
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How can I run ALL my Apps “as administrator” in windows 10 [duplicate]

I know about the suggestions of http://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3436-run-administrator-windows-10-a.html. However not one option provides an answer to my question. I want to run as admin all ...
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How do I specify chmod 744 in Powershell?

I know that I can use icacls to specify the permission on the file, and from What is the equivalent of chmod 777?, I can use icacls myfile.txt /grant Everyone:F But how do I set an equivalent for ...
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Mac time machine server: Hiding files from the view of other users

How can I make a user unable to see other sparsebundles? I am using OSX Server 10.10.5 & storing backups on a Drobo DAS. Group has R+W access to folder. Each sparsebundle belongs to a user & ...
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Please help me with Group Policy Object Editor

I had these questions. I think i blew it but would like to know what the answer should be. I don't have any real world experience with Group Policy Objects You have applied a group policy on ...
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(ftp client) uploaded file has wrong permissions

I've a ftp server on my linux machine, I've set rights rules to my server: I keep group and owner and chmod it to 775. When I use it at home (192.168.x.x) it's ok, files keep their group and user ...
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Setuid bit for root is set but real user id is not 0

My program permissiontest has the following privileges: -rwsrwxrwx 1 root root 8664 Nov 18 15:59 permissiontest It consists of the following code when being run as non-root user: #include ...
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Windows Store apps won't open after changing permissions on Windowsapps folder

I was trying to access the windowsapps folder and to do so I had to change the permissions. Once I had got into the folder I changed nothing, but now none of the apps from the Windows Store, or the ...
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Set-up GIT deployment on server running plesk

I have a lot of experience with Linux/Unix based systems. I've been setting up many GIT deployments, from my own administered dedicated stacks, shared hosts, Debian, CentOS, RHEL, OpenBSD. Yet one ...
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Why opt folder is detained by root by default?

I heard that a coworker saying that he install all his software in /opt. I took a look on the Internet to check this was true and found that tldp.org website said: [/opt] is reserved for all the ...
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User can't take ownership without Admin

I would like to be able to take ownership of a subfolder of folder F as a user USER. In advanced permissions, I've added a USER as another Permission Entry and set Take Ownership and Change ...
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Sharing and Security permissions for domain and local users and groups

I believe I am dealing with a knowledge gap. I think I understand this about 80% but apparently that is not enough. Questions like this have plagued me for a long time. I will try to be a clear as ...
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“You need administrator permission to make changes to this file”, without actually making changes to the file

It is the standard "You need administrator permission to make changes to this file" error about files on the C: drive. Here comes the fun part: 1. I am an administrator 2. I have disabled UAC 3. I ...
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Will rsync preserve owner between servers if the usernae is equal but UID not

I have the following case: Server A have an user 'marco' with UID 10001 Server B have an user 'marco' with UID 10004 I'm copying a file test.txt, owned by marco, from server A to server B, with ...
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Jira: Limiting project access to a single group?

I tried following all sorts of documentation such as this one but everything seems to work for an older version of Jira. I have a project and board "Develop" and I have a group "develop." Everyone ...
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System32 permissions

I am facing to the problem with System32 folder permissions. Example: If I copy file test.txt into SysWOW64 then I am able to open/read/write it. If I copy same file into System32 then I am not ...
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MacOSX Server accessed from Screen Sharing not allowing to change Access Control

I have a Mac Mini working as a build server for my iOS apps. However, the XCode Server daemon runs with special permissions, that requires certificates to be added in the System keychain. In order ...
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standard user sftp.ocx problems

I have a program which calls sftp.ocx I think in windows7, 8, 10, when a standard user goes to run the program, the program crashes when it goes to run sftp.ocx, and the standard user doesn't have ...