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OSX Mavericks: How can I make a webserver launch at boot and listen to port 80 without running the webserver as root?

According to Apple's launchd documentation: [launchd] Eliminates the primary reason for running daemons as root. Because launchd runs as root, it can create low-numbered TCP/IP listen sockets ...
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Why do my .tex files have different permissions?

I have a folder of .tex files in my Dropbox folder. For some reason not all files have the same permissions. Running ls -@l shows that a certain set has permissions set to -rwxr-xr-x@ owned by ...
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network access denied by access control list (ACL)

I am running sqldeveloper on my laptop windows 8.1. When I was debuggin it asked me to give permission - by default it allowed local network and not public network. When I run process , it give me ...
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Resetting / Managing User / NTFS Permissions

I'm having a stressful time with User / File / NTFS permissions under Win8.1 I don't know when exactly it happend but something probably went a bit wrong with the permissions on some of my folders, ...
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How to make a single user's calendar private?

We're using Exchange 2010. A few weeks ago I used the following PowerShell script to give everyone access to everyone's calendars: $users = Get-mailbox $users | ForEach-Object ...
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AppleScript shows “Document could not be opened. You don’t have permission.” but file can be opened?

I am getting a "The document [filename] could not be opened. You don't have permission" when attempting to access several files in an AppleScript. However, I can open these files manually without ...
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Tagging files in Windows 8

I'm trying to edit the tags using the native Windows 8 details panel, but it seems like I cannot edit the tags, or any details for that matter. I tried clicking on the tag category in Properties -> ...
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Explorer.exe COMRuntime error: unexisting user can't get access permissions to COM server

since explorer has no appid, it's not possible to find relevant DCOM component in Component Services. I tried editing access rights in Elevated-Unelevated Explorer Factory component and editing ...
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Shared folders Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a small network with Windows 7 PCs. It's workgroup environment, not domain. I need to setup a file server using Windows Servers 2008 R2 with shared folders. Some folders must be protected by ...
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Can Apache be configured to serve only world-readable files?

I'm running an experimental just-for-fun Apache web server. Part of the idea behind this server is that it should be unusually open to the public; for example, the root filesystem should be open for ...
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Cannot create file, access is denied

I made a program where you enter information and it has a button 'Save' which saves to a certain file. When I test saving it, Windows 7 gives me an error saying Cannot create file ...
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How to run a program with elevated permissions from a limited permission user account without administrator password?

Pretend that I am a Karaoke DJ running a show with the application Sax & Dottys which only runs on Windows. I would like to hire someone to run the show for me in my absence. This means they would ...
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New user profile cannot run explorer.exe after transferring data from old profile why?

User profile on a win7 64 Ultimate got corrupted (and windows would create a default fallback profile on each login). I created a new profile (an administer) and transfered exiting profile files into ...
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Allow writing into another user directory in ProFTPd

I just need specify for each user his directory like that: DefaultRoot /var/www user1 DefaultRoot /var/www/subdir user2 DefaultRoot /var/www/subdir2 user3 But I want user1 to be able to write into ...
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Permission denied on Debian (under Android)

I have a Motorola Atrix (MB860) device working perfectly with Debian Linux image from Linuxonadroid. I have a emmc storage on Atrix that I'd like to share with Debian. This is how it looks like the ...
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Backup with rsync in an encrypted folder

I want to backup a folder from a remote server in a local folder encrypted with encfs. The files in the remote folder are owned by different users and I want to keep ownerships. The local folder is in ...
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How to get permissions to copy or delete files in Windows 8.1?

When I try to copy to copy, delete or even edit a file in my non-system drive, Windows will ask for administrator permissions: I don't want to disable the User Account Control (UAC), rather make it ...
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Able to copy folders but not files to directory

I am currently using CentOS 6.5 and trying to share files over a samba share. On the other machine is Windows 8 x64. I am able to transfer folders from Windows to CentOS over without issues but ...
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How to enforce group-writable permission for whole directory tree?

My working group uses a shared directory on a linux server which is made group-writable (and group-executable). Users access this directory both via NFS from Linux boxes and via SMB from windows ...
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Move folders to Library and they disappeared (permissions)

Windows 7 Professional I had a large number of files in a folder. I moved these files (selected and dragged them in Windows Explorer) to the users Documents Library (I meant to get their My ...
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Possible to mount an NTFS partition with uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=022,fmask=133 but allow files to later be chmod'd?

This is for a single-user system that's using an NTFS partition as its $HOME; is it possible to mount the partition in such a way that New files would be owned by $USER:$USER with 644 permission ...
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In Windows 8.1, how to force prompt for credentials when accessing a shared folder?

I have a computer with Windows Server 2008 ("R1") SP2, which I use as a home server, and another with Windows 8.1 ("Home"), which I use daily. There is no domain controller in the network. I'm logged ...
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Is it possible to remove root access on a directory in OSX?

In OSX, is it possible to make a directory not accessible by root, but accessible to another user? So something like a sudo rm /directory wouldn't work but su otheruser; rm /directory would. Thanks in ...
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Linux Sabnzbd server permissions

The short version: Sabnzbd and headphones post processing fails due to permission issues on a remote file server where the files need to be stored. How do I allow the local Sabnzbd user to create ...
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How to map a drive with read only access in Windows 7

I need help with setting folder permissions when accessing folders from across my network (vs. logging into a Win 7 machine locally.) Here is my scenario. I have several Windows 7 Pro pc's. My ...
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Anonymous authentication - 401.2 error (IIS7.5)

I am trying to set up Anonymous Authentication for an IIS web site. I checked Anonymous Authentication is enabled and all other methods are disabled. I need to use a specific user for Anonymous ...
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NTFS change journal user permissions

On Windows (2000+) is it possible to grant non-administrator users rights to be able to read a NTFS change journal? As far as I can see by reading MSDN ...
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lampp - ubuntu 13.10 symbolic link - folder permissions - no access

I have one folder with subfolders and files in my home directory(owner and group is me and permissions are 775). I have symbolic link from that directory to htdocs. This configuration works well, as ...
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Ubuntu file ownership issue

I've got a problem with my forum platform being unable to install modifications, as it complains the "Packages" directory isn't writeable. It's chmodded to 0777, so it's not a permission issue, but an ...
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How to create a selinux context that merges two existing contexts?

I want to have a git repository available to both: the smart http transport and thus writable by apache - this is handled by the httpd_sys_rw_content_t context. the gitweb interface - this is ...
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Debian permissions for apache server

I'm trying to configure my apache server on Debian 7. I have the following configuration: Every linux user has a folder in the /home directory. In their user directory, they have a www dirctory. So, ...
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Windows 8.1 0x80070522 error on secondary drive

I need urgent help somehow suddenly something changed permissions and maybe ownership on my secondary drive and right now I can't save or copy anything there. I checked permissions and the ...
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System crash - owner automatically changed for OSX drive and the external one

Last night my MBP with Mavericks installed, froze up. When I woke up and noticed, there was an internal system loading wheel. I shut down my Mac and had waited for the system to load but it crashed ...
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ext4fuse as non-root on FreeBSD10

I have 2 operating systems on my computer, a Arch Linux on a 100GB ext4 partition, a FreeBSD on a 250GB partition and all my data on 2 2TB separated ext4 disks. I wan't to access the files from this ...
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Are root group write permissions in /bin a security risk?

For example, currently on several systems I see: $ ls -lh /bin/grep -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 184K Aug 26 12:36 /bin/grep If there were write permissions for the group, would this normally be ...
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useradd - Specify group “users” or create a whole new group?

When creating a normal new user, it is a best practice to use -g 100 option, which creates a user like test:users or ignore the parameter and let useradd to create a user with test:test ? Which one ...
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“sticky” permissions upon folder/file creation

I have a Mac mini running 10.6.8; I would like to configure several directory hierarchies such that whenever my wife or I create new files/directories in there that the other has read/write permission ...
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unable to set group permissions for a folder

I need to give writing permissions within a folder for all the user in the www-data group. So far, I tried to ad myUser to the group: sudo usermod -a -G www-data myUser Then, I changed the owner ...
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Lost executable +x permissions after home folder encryption

I have encrypted my home folder, where I have many compiled installations of Qt, and now every executable file in all those installations have lost their +x flag in permissions, and I can't execute ...
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need write permission to network server on Linux and Macintosh

I can read from a remote server using sudo mount //Bor*ges/imgdisk4 /home/ilan/remoteDisks/biMnt -o user=,pass=* There is something similar for the Mac, which also can't write, but I want to ...
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NTFS folder permission: Full control for group

I have windows server 2012. Now i am setting some folder permissions. The issue is that the Administrators are not able to edit any of the folders, remotely on LAN. Even if the "Administrators" group ...
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Peer-to-peer Windows 7 file sharing “access denied” to one user on XP client

In a peer-to-peer network where Windows 7 is sharing a folder with particular users only (not 'Everyone') the Windows XP client receives "Access denied" message when one user attempts to access ...
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rsync on NTFS - permissions

I'm backing up directories on a Fedora machine onto an NTFS drive (fuseblk according to df -T) and it seems to go just fine with this: ls -t | sed -e "1,"$n"d" | xargs -d '\n' rm -rf nice rsync -azv ...
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How can I force elevation when working with security tab of file/folder properties in windows 7/2008?

In Windows 7 and above (maybe Vista), UAC comes to play when trying to assign permissions to files and folders via the security tab in file/folder properties. If I am a member of local administrators ...
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Effective group permission of a directory - setgid ineffective

I have this /srv directory that, for convenience, I would like members of the wheel group to have write access to, and for any files and directories created to transitively inherit the permissions. ...
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How to set full control for everyone on whole disk

I'm running into problems with my external hard disk because of file permissions. When I'm at school or work I cannot read all folders/files on the disk. The folders which I cannot reach are mostly ...
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list out owned file/directories and change its permissions

Can anyone please tell how can I change files/directories owned by me only. below is the command that list out files/directories owned by me find . -user <username>
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Is it possible to allow a user of Domain A to write to Domain B fileshare without a trust relationship?

I'm currently working with two Windows 2008 servers, each running on completely separate domains with no possibility of setting up a trust relationship between them. What I need to find a way of ...
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Can't delete temp files because they “need permission from TrustedInstaller” [duplicate]

I'm running Avira virus checker. It's taking hours. The problem seems to be windows\temp files. I'm unable to delete these files because they "need permission from TrustedInstaller" Is it safe to ...
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Is chmod 060/006/066/etc… useful? [closed]

Are there any useful applications of chmod 060, chmod 006 or similar permissions? I wonder, why in chmod UGO, there are no restrictions such as U >= G >= O? Is is just simpler to implement it this ...