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./xsum: Permission denied make: *** [xsum.out] Error 126

I am trying to insall f2c/f77 compiler on mac osx using the instructions given http://www.webmo.net/support/fortran_osx.html and I get the following error : ./xsum: Permission denied make: *** ...
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Add domain user to local administrator group on non domain system running Windows 7

I would like to know how to add a domain user to local administrator group of my system. My system is a non-domain system running Windows 7. I want to add this user to the administrator group, so ...
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umask linux incorrect file permissions

id buser - umask 0022 - group - appgrp directory /sample/sftp getfacl sftp # file: sftp # owner: appsdr # group: appgrp user::rwx user:590:rwx user:15003:rwx group::rwx mask::rwx other::r-x now ...
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Do application installers set folder permissions? Or is it up to Windows?

Before anyone asks, yes I'm still running Photoshop CS2, it does the job ;-) I installed Photoshop CS2 as Administrator. I then copied some plug-ins into Photoshop's plug-ins folder. I did not get ...
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Certain users being denied access to a Windows Server 2008 shared folders in a specific PC [migrated]

We have a Windows 2008 Server running with shared folders and some users with different permissions. My problem is that some day, without changing anything in the server, a certain user started ...
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Permission denied because search permissions are missing on a component of the path, after chmod and chgrp

[core:error] [pid 5132] (13)Permission denied: [client 123.123.123.123:50398] AH00035: access to / denied (filesystem path '/var/www/mysite.com') because search permissions are missing on a ...
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“Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file, you may not have appropriate permission to access the item” Why? Has windows gone bonkers?

Whenever i try to access any folder on my computer(Windows 7), it tells me "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file, you may not have appropriate permission to access the item", this ...
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How to set lock on desktop wallpaper change?

I want to know that how to disable or lock the permission of changing desktop wallpaper for standard and limited users from admin side. Is it possible I want to know, if yes then please anyone tell ...
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NTFS Security Settings Authenticated Users not in list

Working on securing permissions on network shares in the office and I wanted to use "Authenticated Users" group instead of one I already had called "public fileshare users". They serve me the same ...
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Set the default owner of uploaded files by a user via FTP

When I upload files, the owner gets set to my username but the group gets set to "psacln" I would like it to default to group "developers" of which i am part when I upload a file by FTP Any idea how ...
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Can you change permission to all files except one directory in Linux?

Is there any way to change all files/directories permission except one single directory in a single Linux command line command?
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rsync file permissions on windows

I have an rsync service that syncs files from remote machine to a machine that drops them on a network drive. I need the copied files to take on the native permissions of the destination folder. ...
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How do I allow access to folders I mistakenly over secured in Windows 7?

I stupidly denied access to my user folder for the administrator group, and now I can't fix the problem. I set the Administrators and HomeUsers groups' permissions on my Account's user folder to Deny ...
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Can't unset 'Read-only (Only applies to files in folder)' in windows 7

I know other people have asked this before, but none of the suggested solutions work. I think this is blocking me write access to a folder using java (not sure though). No matter what I do the box is ...
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User with permissions can't access file in shared folder

I have a user in my network, he has permission to read, write and modify on a shared folder but when he tried to open file in the shared folder he can't... The operating system is Windows Server 2003. ...
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How to prevent USB from .fseventsd, .Trashes, .Spotlight-V100 folders and .DS_Store files?

If you give somebody your USB drive to put files on it, it is so annoying to clean up afterwards, all these useless for other than OSX platforms artifacts, which pollute the disk. Is it any solution ...
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Why do I get error “1337 The security ID structure is invalid” when using subinacl?

I have a standard Win 7 account 'popuser' to which I'd like to grant start and stop permissions for the OpenVPNService. I've used the following command successfully on other machines, but for some ...
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Kali Linux VM: Permission denied to run shell script, as root

I've just installed Kali Linux (Debian) in a VirtualBox VM. I want to install the VBOX Additions that will allow me to configure things like screen resolution (hopefully). My problem is running the ...
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apache wont follow symlinks | 403 permission denied

im using Ubuntu 14.04, and got problem with apache configuration: i created a Symlink from /var/www/html torwards /home/me/myWebDirectory but localhost/myWebDirectory renders a 403-permission ...
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Java applet needs permission but doesn't ask for it!

I'm trying to connect a VPN connection (on Mac OS X 10.6.6) through a Check point java applet. The first time it ran I chose NOT to give it access to my files and such and now every time I try to ...
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SFTP's “get” needs write permission

I'm connecting to a server using sftp through console. I'm trying to download a folder which has some files without write permission for anyone. When I use get, those files throw an error that says I ...
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Shared folder contents all opening as read only

I have a shared folder in a network which we all theoretically have access to. I edited through command line using icacls to grant everyone read and write permissions (icacls "Folder Name" /grant ...
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External drive is read only - How do I convert to writeable [duplicate]

I am trying to create a new folder and save video files to an external drive. I had no problems saving audio and images to the drive using my PC laptop before the laptop died. On my new Mac OSX ...
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Unable to stat SSHFS mount unless root

Does anyone understand why the nobody user is having trouble stat-ing the foo directory, when it definitely has execute permissions? It seems like there are some permissions I'm unaware of at this ...
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I accidentally performed chmod 777 -R /

I know this is a huge security issue etc. but I think it's really weird a lot of my services stopped working (MySQL, SSH, Node) and most importantly sudo probably others aswell. I don't want to ...
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How to edit Folder Permissions using GUI?

Both on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 TP - x64 Uefi I can't edit folder permissions by using the 'Advanced Security Settings' dialog. It says: To modify a permission entry, select the entry and click ...
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cygwin's chmod behaves as working, but it does not work

My Cygwin installation is behaving strangely: chmod does not work. [09:45 Administrator@DellIns14 ~] > ls -ls /usr/bin/chmod 64K -rwxr-xr-x 1 Administrator None 38K Feb 6 2012 /usr/bin/chmod ...
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How can I take ownership or delete specific registry key on windows 7

I need to rename Wow6432Node in the registry, so that I can install legacy 32bit Logitech Keyboard software on my windows 7 64bit machine. I only want to change the name of the Wow6432Node for long ...
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Group member cannot create files/directories in folder

I'm trying to set up my Linux server and I managed to get stuck at this point: I created a group called 'gitusers' and added a user to it (let's call him 'foo') I created a folder called 'website' I ...
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Deafult Permissions for Folder Sharing?

I have a set of folders that I do not wish to permanently share (on boot) but rather share occasionally. Whenever I invoke Advanced Sharing... > Permissions, I always get Everyone with read-only by ...
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Sudo fails when running as service

I have a program that runs as a normal user but sometimes needs to run a command that requires root privileges. So I made a shell script and gave the user permission to run that script with sudo. The ...
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tree will not descend into directories

I just unpacked a tar file with a folder in it. I did a tree -F and saw asterisks popping everywhere. All of the files (even png, txt, etc) were marked as executable. So I did what any sensible human ...
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How do I remove someone else's subdirectory from under my directory?

I was sharing files with a coworker on a Linux server, and he added some new files. Now we've moved the files somewhere else, so I'd like to remove the old files. However, when my coworker added his ...
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Delete protected files in ntfs?

I want to delete an old Windows directory from my system drive (C), but I am unable to due NTFS permissions. I tried from Win 7 and Win 2003. I tried safe mode as well with same result. Is there a ...
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Permissions on private key in .ssh folder?

I changed my permissions in my .ssh folder and now when I use a piece of software that uses my private key, I have to type my password each time. What should my permissions be on my id_rsa file to ...
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Granting access to a file or directory to another user but not all users

How to allow one user -- but not all -- to access files of another user in Ubuntu? I have a directory /home/alice/dir owned by alice: $ cd /home/alice $ ls -l drwxr-x--- 2 alice alice 4096 ...
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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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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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How can I block access to local files from Internet Explorer?

I want to create a kiosk station that will allow web browsing, but won't allow access to local files. How can I go about doing this?
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cannot access /dev/null: Permission denied, although crw-rw-rw- 1 root root 1, 3 Sep 21 12:05 /dev/null

On user postgres: $ ls -l /dev/null ls: cannot access /dev/null: Permission denied Thought on user root, permissions are correct: # ls -l /dev/null crw-rw-rw- 1 root root 1, 3 Sep 21 12:05 ...
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How to restrict access to a specific page in Microsoft SharePoint?

I am using SharePoint 2013 and have it set so Active Directory domain users are able to read/view only. This works, but I have created a sub-page that I want to restrict access to. I only want a ...
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chown: changing ownership not permitted, even though running as root

I managed to configure my Raspberry Pi as an FTP server with ProFTPD. The only problem is, I can´t upload and rename files and Windows Explorer says: 350 File or directory exists,ready for ...
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Backing Up User home Folders in an Active Directory [migrated]

Our Domain is currently Set up with a Server 2012 domain controller. We have Home profiles enabled, which is annoying because it grants the User and only the user access to their files. We need to ...
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After windows update the IIS7.5 has no permission to read config file

I have a webserver on localhost, which I use for issue tracking, testing, etc... It has an error now (after many years of proper working) HTTP-hiba: 500.19 - Internal Server Error A kért laphoz való ...
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Permission problems with rsync

I wanna do daily ssh synchronization of some of my local machines files with my server. I want to do this via rsync, since it sounds the most promising tool for this task to me. Sadly I get the ...
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Default permissions with setfacl

Just started using setfacl to assign permissions for a specific group to /var/www/html (CentOS 5). Files in this directory are 640, root:apache. However, I've noticed that after doing something ...
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How can I always run the command prompt as administrator?

As a developer, I often have the need to open a command prompt for various purposes. For example, I use iisreset to restart my local web server. I typically open the command window in one of two ...
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How to properly give individual users access to individual directories in Windows 8.1?

TL;DR: Windows 8.1 multi-user machine, external hard drive E: containing subdirectories E:\user_1, E:\user_2, ..., E:\user_n, etc. I want to ensure that user_i can access files on E: if and only if ...
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how can I see all of my grants in linux system?

I'm a user in linux system , how can I find and see all of my permissions ? is there any command to see all of the current user grants ?
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Renamed etc directory Ubuntu 14.04, rolling back changes doesn't fix created issue

A friend told me he used to go around his VM Linux installs and break things to learn how things worked and to learn how to fix them. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 VirtualBox Linked-Clone created for the ...