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Sudo usermod -a -G is totally ineffective

Really simple, I run the following in Ubuntu 14.04 Server, logged in as max: sudo usermod -a -G www-data max When I run groups as max after doing so, www-data is not in the output set of groups. ...
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Inheriting file permissions

So I currently have an AirPlay audio streaming service (Shairport) running on Raspbian on my Raspberry Pi. I have it configured to save the metadata for the songs that are played. For every song, it ...
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How to get a copy of my notes in my Sony Xperia T?

I have been trying to get a copy of my notes on my Sony Xperia T for a while now. Looking at all the posts (of sometimes really desperate people) on the internet, this is clearly not as simple a task ...
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How can I stop applications from knowing system volume has been adjusted?

Spotify recently made some changes I disagreed with (doubling cost), and so I no longer have their premium service. This means they play ads after every couple songs. These ads are often very ...
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Reload a Linux user's group assignments without logging out

When assigning a user's secondary group list using: # usermod -G <grouplist> <user> is it possible to force this group assignment to take effect without logging out all running ...
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Mount external drive as writeable for all users

Okay, the neat thing about Ubuntu is that it automatically mounts any extra drives as read/write for non-root users in /media. But, whenever I use mount from the command line on Ubuntu or any ...
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How solve permission problems for docker in ubuntu?

I have installed docker as described here. I use Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 (LTS) (64-bit). Everything during installation was well. Also command $ sudo docker run -i -t ubuntu /bin/bash completes well ...
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How do I prevent users from deleting a folder, while still giving them modify permissions to its contents… Doesn't work?

I have a backup of files on my computer and I am trying to make it so some of the folders cannot be deleted but their contents can. I was following the instructions on a post here, yet for some reason ...
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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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Linux editing remotely mounted files

I have a web server and I mount the directory containing all my website projects onto a local directory in my Linux VirtualBox under /home/UserA/Desktop/Remote/sites. My problem is editing the files ...
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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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./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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to remove redirected printer

I don't know what these redirected devices are on my Windows Home Server. One is a printer which I can't print to and the other a fax (which I don't have). The shared printer in the picture is ...
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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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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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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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jenkins group while in job is not the same as in terminal

I have installed jenkins on our dev server, and I added the user "jenkins" to some groups for example www-data. now when I run this command on the terminal: groups jenkins I get this output ...
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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, ...