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Must the Owner of a File Have Equal or Greater Permissions than the Group?

Note: These results were altered to disguise the real names of these files and user names. I'm editing the text file tablet.css over a Samba Share with the following permissions: File Permissions on ...
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How to delete backed up windows files on drive [duplicate]

I have a drive that has windows directory on it. Its NOT my existing windows instance but a backup. I'm trying to delete it but keep running into permissions issues. I've tried to take ownership of ...
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Windows' Security warning on all files on local drives

Users usually can download portable software and use it from local drives withount any warning. (I mean small executables just as putty.exe or a portable application from PortableApps.com) However ...
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Properly set default permissions on home directory

I have /home/user1 and /home/user2. I changed all of /home/user1 to 775 and 644 using chmod and chown'ing everything to user1:user2. How can I make it so anything user2 adds to /home/user1 is either ...
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can not change file permission even with root

Below is my problem , i am using Amazon linux AMI and there is a directory(Tomcat's webapps). when i try to remove that directory that says permission denied. How So? [root@ip-10-62-71-179 ...
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linux: rm of file as root fails with EPERM (Operation not permitted)

I am logged in as root # whoami root I have a file # ls -l /usr/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 8424 Dec 3 10:29 /usr/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop It ...
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Inconsistent applying permissions

Changing permissions in a script after installing certain apps (Linux and OSX), I found the following very confusing. Creating an ".app" in OSX requires placing a directory with a number of files ...
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How to reset folder permissions to their default in Ubuntu?

I recently typed the command sudo chmod 777 -R / after that some things like sudo -i are not working normally. So I am wondering if there is any way I could reset the folder permissions to their ...
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Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item

I have no idea what happened, but suddenly I cannot execute any programs at all on my XP box. Trying to run anything results in the error message: Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or ...
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Howto write in chroot on Secure FTP(sftp)

As I understood, directory for chroot must have permission 755, and must be owned by root. But 755 mean that only owner(root) have acces for write to this folder. But what if I have user web, with ...
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How is it possible to create a directory which even System can't remove?

At some point I was trying to remove the firefox extensions Kaspersky automatically adds (running KIS 2013). Not because they were slowing my browser down, they weren't being loaded anyway (version ...
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Java permissions & CLSID for an Agilent 34980A multiplexer unit

I am using a 34980A unit as a multiplexer, that requires Java to view the multiplexer switches through an Internet browser. To operate the instrument I have to be offline and use DHCP, to enable the ...
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What are these files that defy file permissions to be inaccessible?

Every once in a while in our environment the AV comes across a malicious file, usually in a users temporary internet files, that no matter what I try, I can't edit, move, copy, or in any way access ...
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Vagrant - warning: Insecure world writable dir /usr/local in PATH, mode 040777

Os X Yosemite 10.10.1 i install vagrant and after vagrant status i recieved warning: Insecure world writable dir /usr/local in PATH, mode 040777 chmod -R o-w /usr/local/ - don't work for me and ...
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How to properly setup group file permissions in MacOSX

I have a couple of users, one was created via OSX GUI, one is nobody for nginx and php-fpm. All commands below are executed as root. I created new group for my project: dscl . -create ...
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Unable to delete a file or take ownership on Win7x64

I'm a developer and as part of the build process, a Microsoft dll is copied to a certain folder. That file copy is now failing as the target can't be overwritten. I decided to delete it by hand ...
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giving permission to program to run with out confirmation in start command windows

I am using this start /b C:\wamp\wampmanager.exe command to start a program in my windows( Windows 7 Ultimate - 64 bit). But then the program want a permission to run Do you want to allow the ...
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How to set file permissions so that new files inherit same permissions? [duplicate]

I have a folder in which new subfolders and files will be created automatically, by a script. I want to maintain the user and group permissions recursively for all new folders and files placed in the ...
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How do NTFS Permissions Work with Deletion?

I have a folderA. I'd like a user (let's call him darth) to be able to do anything (create,read,write,delete) folders/files inside folderA , BUT darth should NOT be able to delete folderA itself. To ...
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Current Time Machine HDD bad sectors - Clone to new HDD or do new clean TM backup to new HDD?

Questions follow dots. The rest is history and system hardware/software. It is an internal 3TB Hitachi drive that has 5 reallocated bad sectors on my: MacPro 5,1 3.33 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon 24 ...
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Hard drive writeable but not by file manager

I have a USB HDD that behaves like it is read-only, only in the file manager. I assume it is related to permissions, but it happens with the same file manager in two operating systems. Setup The two ...
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Access denied using attrib

I have a new Windows 7 system (migrating from XP). Need to copy some files from the old HDD, but am getting "access denied". I'd like to change permissions on all files/folders on the D drive, so I ...
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Tuleap: Exiting with error Insufficient group access - why?

I recently installed Tuleap on a CentOS 6 VM instance. I created a couple of test projects, in prep for demoing Tuleap to my IT group. After deleting a project I'd created, called Administrative ...
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How to mount USB drive on Ubuntu so that other users can access it?

Yes, this question has been asked before, but as far as I'm concerned it has not been answered satisfactorily. Many answers mention that an extra line in /etc/fstab is required. I don't want to add ...
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Adding Users to Windows Server 2012 R2

I've just set up a few machines for a friend. I've run into a curious issue trying to connect them to her server. The machines are all Windows 8.1, and she runs a machine in a server room with Windows ...
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Unix write permission for owner vs group

I wanted my Django app to kick off processes that write to a mounted drive. Django's development server runs under my user which has root privileges, so it works fine. But the actual webserver runs ...
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I don't have permission to log on via Remote Desktop

We're setting up a new server and we've set up a Windows Server Edition 2003 virtual machine off of that server so users outside can Remote Desktop in. We're now in the process of doing updates etc ...
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Unable to remove a directory

I'm using SUSE and I'm trying to delete an empty directory When I use ls -la it shows that that it contains .fuse_hidden0000001700000010 with rw for owner (that's me not root). I cannot delete this ...
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Linux Default Permissions for New Home Directory

So I have a Red Hat 6.5 system that I am joining to Active Directory using Winbind and Samba. The system successfully joins to the domain. I can login as a domain user, but immediately upon login, I ...
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Restricting a user to access only his own tables in Oracle SQL Developer

I am confused in the permission, privileges in the SQL Oracle Developer. The user created can access all the schema/user 's tables. I want to restrict specific user in the database to access (ALTER, ...
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Yosemite Permission Error While Creating Folder

While running TextEdit, Preview or any application, I was able to save the files in any directory and also create new folders on my hard drive from the application itself while saving the file. After ...
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Is there a way to restrict direct write access to the database in Microsoft Access 2007?

I'd like to set up an Access (2007) project that contains queries on a database (actually in MS SQL Server 2005), but I don't want to allow any direct writing to the database. How can I make it ...
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Can't do anything in /lib/modules even as root

I'm trying to remove a specific folder, 3.16.3-grsec, and install a new kernel+modules, but I keep getting permission denied. I've even done this after running su and I get the same thing. I checked ...
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How to block a file from being created?

So, something that may or may not be a virus (apparently >95% of virus detection programs don't recognize it, yet it's clearly not doing anything good) is doing something with a file located in some ...
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Windows XP - Is there a quick way of setting the permissions for a file from those of another file?

After finally figuring out why I couldn't copy a particular file from a folder on the network (a permissions issue bought about by how the file was copied/moved into the folder in the first place - ...
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Samba on FreeNAS permission troubles

I have a smbd 4.1.9 on FreeNAS 9.2.1.6 and having some permissions troubles. On the NAS there is a file as follows: -rwxrwxr-x+ 1 user1 SomeGroup 8820 Nov 27 15:59 file* now, when I mount ...
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properly not using root login for permissions with ftp

First off, I have a strong belief that I am trying to solve this issue with the entirely wrong point of view, so please, feel free to yell at me about how entirely wrong I am. My problem is that my ...
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How to password protect a folder on Unix/Linux without encryption?

I've searched a round quite a bit in the past and present for either a builtin feature or program for this, but had no luck. I want to password protect a folder, but do not wish to encrypt it. The ...
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How to set up mass executable file permission to all my scripts?

PROBLEM I have new servers and copied lot of files with these conditions: lot of files different suffix lost permissions among them there are other files now I need to set up all and only ...
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keeping file management smooth with NFS between two linux systems

I have my linux based NAS set up with NFS shares that are read only so my Ubuntu server can access certain files and folders. Now I need my Ubuntu server to be able to write to those NFS shares. The ...
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Directory Permission

My server is running redhat and has two users A and B, User A ownes /dirA Now I have created /dirA/dirB and did chown -R B:B /dirA/dirB/ when I su B and cd /dirA/dirB/ it workes fine. But when I ...
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How to disable access right to the folder in Window 7?

I have two administrative accounts: A and B, and a standard account C. I want User A and C to have a permission to access a folder (can be any folder) but not B. Logging in from the account A, I ...
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recreating just the uid/gid unix permissions from tar

I was restoring a root partition based on a tar backup from system-rescue-cd. It went ok except the uid/gid mappings on the system-rescue-cd disk did not match the ones on this debian system that I ...
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Remove inherited permissions with SetACL

I'm using SetACL as an alternative to icacls to process objects' DACL SACL and ownership. After reading the documentation, I see that the clear parameter clears the ACL of any non-inherited ACEs, ...
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Error writing to USB mounted on Raspberry Pi

I have a Raspberry Pi which I recently bought, and am planning to use it as a torrent box. While setting it up (over SSH) I tried to mount a 8GB SanDisk USB Drive I had connected to it earlier. ...
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Root access permission in normal user directories?

Short story; I run a setup as root to install a program, which will create some files and directories in home folder of a normal user. The error is I don't have write permission to it. So I go to the ...
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Strange behavior when sudo -u

I'm trying to set up daily backups of my postgres database. To that end I've created a /home/backups directory, and inside it the /home/backups/postgres directory. The owner of /home/backups/postgres ...
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nginx php can't write files on centos machine

I have this PHP code: <?php $myfile = fopen("testfile.txt", "w") ?> And the following permissions in my '/usr/share/nginx/html' directory drwxrwxrwx. 3 root root 4096 Nov 20 08:51 . ...
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disable UAC for specific programs so they can be run on non-administrative accounts [duplicate]

I want to disable UAC for specific programs so they can be run by non-administrative accounts but with administrative permissions. How can I do this? I use Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
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Linux - File ownership not working

I'm running an Apache setup on Arch Linux (Apache runs as user http, group http). The document root is under /srv/http. I've added my user (ben) to the http group, and chowned /srv/http to http:http. ...