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Mac Permissions Nightmare - XAMPP

I am making a conscience effort to use the terminal more on Mac and when I thought I understood permissions and accessing specific files and services I am more lost than ever. I recently installed ...
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Temp folder becoming administrator only?

%tmp% is used by almost all programs, Windows 8 is buggy as hell from release to the latest update, and one fine day all programs started behaving weird, and one was giving an access denied message ...
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Grant local admin rights for period of time (e.g. 15 minutes)

Is there a way in Windows 7 to grant admin rights for a specified period of time (e.g. 15 minutes)? I normally operate as a normal user, but I have a local admin account for installations and other ...
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Permissions issue migrating data across domains

I have 2 domains, lets call them "OLDDomain" and "NEWDomain". The previous admin "migrated" the users from OLDDomain to NEWDomain by painstakingly going through active directory user by user. Then ...
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Changed ownership in /usr/lib in Mint

So this was really stupid.. I am using Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon 64-bit. I mistakely changed the ownership of the entire /usr/lib to my own user (I actually meant to change the ownership of one ...
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When I try to write to an NTFS partition in Arch Linux, it fails with “cannot open <file>: permission denied”. Why?

I'm running Arch Linux off a flash drive. /dev/sdb1 is mounted as /, /dev/sdb2 is mounted as /home. /dev/sda3 is the main NTFS partition on the internal hard drive of my laptop. I have it mounted, ...
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Windows 8 Access Denied when moving files

I have a secondary drive that has been in multiple machines, both Windows 7 and Windows 8. When trying to copy or move some of the files from this drive, I'm often presented with an "Access Is ...
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Windows 8 - All of my permissions are broken

Windows 8 user here, and when I first started up my new computer, I discovered that almost all the permissions were broken. I did not have write access to several key areas, such as the root directory ...
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Remove a group or perhaps a user from ALL the files and folders under Win7

First, I screwed up and messed up the permissions and ownership for a lot, if not all, the folders and files on my laptop that are stored on a separate partition (drive E) from the OS (drive C). I ...
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What is the permissions difference in Windows XP/7/8 between a local admin user and a domain user in the local Administrators group?

There are a few questions that are similar here, but I'm inspired to dig a little more deeply into the internals of how applications check for administrative privileges and how they can be affected by ...
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Permissions denied on a folder the user owns (ubuntu linux)

I've created a subdirectory and assigned permissions will full r/w/x access granted to the user 'vvanglers': drwxrwxr-x 4 vvanglers team 4096 Feb 18 20:48 vvanglers However, when I su or ssh at ...
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Apache won't start after creating symbolic link

I'm installing Apache for the first time and trying to display some webpages on localhost. Apache's default path for serving web pages is /var/www/html/ but I don't have permissions to write there. ...
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ASP.NET application not working in Network Share

I have a ASP.NET application. While I try to access network share it is throwing an error. I have created a domain user and given permissions to that user. The following permission are given: ...
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groups permissions not working

I'm confused why is this not working? Admin group is having access on the /opt directory and I'm the member of that group and still I can not make a new directory there. vita@eldamar:/opt$ ll / total ...
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OS X - read permission on NTFS drive

I'm on OS X Mountain Lion and I try to copy a folder from an NTFS formatted usb drive, which I stored there from a Windows 7 computer. The NTFS drive is mounted as read only in Mountain Lion, which ...
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Code::Blocks IDE says that the obj/directory cannot be created

When I try to compile my C/C++ code in Code::Blocks, it says obj/directory cannot be created When I searched for that error, people suggested that it doesn't have read and write permissions for ...
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Cannot read /proc/<pid>/smaps, despite having mode 444 permissions

I'm trying to write a script that examines memory usage for running processes. To do this, it needs to read /proc/*/smaps files. Processes owned by root have the permission set to '-r--r--r--', which ...
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Permissions for user for whole disk ( and/or Partitions) in win7

I have a linux mint partition and a win7 partition on my disk. I am running (oracle) VM on win7, and My goal is to boot to the linux partition with the VM. This was not so difficult to do by creating ...
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Restricted SMB shares on Windows 7

On a Windows 7 PC, I need to share several folders, I'll call them 'restricted1' and 'public1'. Because I do not want to enable anonymous sharing, I have a user called 'public', with a password ...
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How to show only the worksheet ranges where the user has modifying enabled?

Is there a manageable method to apply on a Protected & Shared Excel Workbook, that when it is opened, Excel just makes visible the worksheet(s) and/or ranges that the user was given ...
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What permissions are needed to run schtasks.exe on windows 2003 server

The help file for schtasks.exe reads: SCHTASKS /parameter [arguments] Description: Enables an administrator to create, delete, query, change, run and end scheduled tasks on a local or remote ...
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See what kind of access one has to a resource

Maybe I was dreaming, but recently I thought I saw an interface that would allow one to enter a filename and user name and that interface would then display a detailed report of the rights that user ...
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How to set default permissions for all applications to a windows 7 image?

I will be using the Extended Change Access Control List tool (Xcacls.exe) application to perform this task and after looking at the tool I can apply changes to files and folders easily. My goal is ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi networks after installing Asus ATK drivers

I have installed ATKACPI driver and hotkey-related utilities. I cannot connect to WiFi networks after that (Windows doesn't show available networks), if I'm logged in as a non-administrative user. It ...
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How to set permission to ftp-user so that has FTP access to /home/another-user/www/public_html folder?

I'm a novice with Linux/Unix. Basically I'm attempting to setup a Web server, and FTP server on a Linux box via SSH. My plan is to have Apache's root folder inside the main user account like ...
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Why has WIndows 7 suddenly restricted access to jEdit?

I went to start up jEdit today and I was shown a message box saying that "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item." ...
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Prevent changes to audio input selection on Mac OS X

Every day I share a number of Mac computers with many users. I need to be sure that none of them are able to modify the audio input settings of the machine. The Audio Input preference in System ...
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Allowing write permissions for WordPress in WebMatrix

I'm giving Microsoft WebMatrix a shot and have installed WordPress. However I can't get it to save files. I'm getting the following error: The uploaded file could not be moved to ...
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OWA on IE8 cannot access local shared folder, error “network access is denied”

Here's the setup: I'm connecting to an exchange server via OWA (Outlook Web Access) in IE 8 on Windows 7. Everything works as it is supposed to, except that I cannot access a local shared drive when ...
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Permanently changing permission of device

My question is related to a Saving permission changes for device question except it is for Ubuntu 10.10: Maverick. I just setup a FireWire audio interface. Everything works fine, except for I need ...
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ftp: accessing files in subfolder without compromising root and recursive

Aloha. I am curious if there is a way to give certain users access to subfolders of my domain via ftp, yet not access to any root files or other folders, for that matter. Purpose: I am configuring a ...
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How to configure an brand new windows 7/8 for digital signage/infoscreen/infoterminal usage?

The point is: I'm using windows mainly as an end-user - not as developer. Our software was been developed for an micro-pc that runs OS X or a small Debian. Due missing drivers we have to switch to ...
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Permissions issue with users having same group

USER A need to execute a shell script from a Jenkins job (using SSH plugin), scripts reside in an AIX directory, belonging to USER B. Both the users belong to same group. Script basically deploys ...
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getting permission denied when uploading gfiles using php on ec2

I am trying to upload files using PHP on a Amazon t1.small instance but getting the following error: [ Tue Aug 25 22:04:25.163568 2015] [:error] [pid 6467] [client 120.56.186.247:2440] PHP Warning: ...
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Custom template permissions bug in Tuleap

A custom template in Tuleap (Open Source “Application Lifecycle Management” software) has been created by an admin with several documents and folders in Documents service. Whenever a document or ...
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Permissions inheritance problems with Windows 10

Since upgrading to Windows 10, I have moved over my hard drive from Windows 8.1 which contained my Users folder. I have previously made migrations like this with no issues, but this time, I'm getting ...
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File permissions using nfs-mounted vfat disk

I'm trying to get full access to a disk on a home server. On the server a raspberry pi with debian, there's only one user, "pi", with root privileges. On the client, an ubuntu machine, I have two ...
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setting permissions for sql reporting sever

I am trying to install Microsoft SQL Server 2014. and received the following error Updating permission setting for folder 'C:\Windows\Temp' failed. The folder permission setting were supposed to be ...
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Give specific user permission to use specific process under Linux

I want to know how to give specific user the permission to use specific process under Linux (Debian), for example MySQL. I have a user named "databasemanager", I want to allow him to log in as this ...
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I am the sole user (and administrator) of my PC, but I can't delete certain files from my C:\ drive because of permissions

I want to delete some folders from my C drive to clear up space, namely Windows.old which is just 100 gigabytes of wasted space. But when I try to delete it, it tells me I need permission from SYSTEM ...
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dotlock permissions problems with dovecot and OS X 10.10.3++

I have installed dovecot on OS X Yosemite via Homebrew. But for some reason I can't get it to fully work properly anymore starting with the 10.10.3 system update by Apple. There's some kind of ...
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Access file/folder properties when using runas in Windows 10

I frequently use an application such as notepad (file/open) to access file/folder properties with different credentials other than my logged in account. After upgrading to Windows 10 however it ...
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I'm losing permissions to certain nerwork folders after opening remote desktop

A number of employees at our company are struggling with this issue and our IT department has no idea how to resolve it. I've been given access to folders on our network drive, but every time I ...
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Clean way to preserve permissions in backups from Linux stored on NTFS

With cygwin, rsync and SSH I have set up a backup mechanism that copies all of the vServers (running Debian) contents to my local NTFS hard drive (running Windows 10) and it works. Partially. I use ...
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Minimum possible permissions for a Win7 user to login?

On my Win7 Pro x64 system, I would like to run a program I have 99% confidence in (specifically, Blitzgewitter by Titan). However, on the off chance of a trojan, I would like to run it in a sandboxed ...
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Dovecot permission denied to create folders and not saving emails

my inbox roundcube is empty, always, and when i check /var/log/mail.log says to Permission denied and more errors in my DOVECOT. check the log: Aug 7 19:41:04 email dovecot: ...
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How to get permissions to modify registry keys in System\DriverDatabase\DriverPackages

It says I don't have permission to modify these keys. I typed sudo but it just made fun of me. Anyone know how I can get back at it?
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Transfer full ownership of calendar in Outlook 2010

Is it possible to transfer full ownership of a calendar in Outlook 2010? It seems that simply setting a user to the "owner" permission level (via the calendar's properties window) does not grant that ...
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Exchange 2010, outlook 2013 - Shared Contacts, Unable to add as Address Book

I hope this question does belong here and not in one of the other sites. Server System: Microsoft SBS2011 Client System: Windows 7 SP1 Office 2013 Scenario 1: User A: Grant Permissions to User B on ...
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Read only permission for a folder using the command is not working in icacls

I initially used icacls to change the permission. I used the command Icacls "D:\Desktop\test" /Deny Student:(CI)(OI)(X,WD,AD,WA,WEA,D) /inheritance:E /grant:r Administrators:(CI)(OI)F to deny all the ...