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Mount external hard drive with r/w permissions for minidlna

I trying to mount my external hard drive (NTFS) on my raspberry pi in /home/pi/dd But I would like to have r/w access to all files on this HD because I want to use one of its subfolders with ...
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cannot see files from SSHFS

I followed the instructions provided by digital ocean to mount an SSH connection using sshfs and macfuse. It is working from the commandline I can see the remote folders in /mnt/mydir But in Finder ...
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How to check if I have permission to change the config of a windows service?

How to check if I have permission to change the config of a windows service? What I am doing now is first run sc query state= all and grep all the service names first. Then I try to run sc config ...
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Access to CD/DVD Drive is Denied through Windows 7 Explorer (Permission Problem)

A while ago I started having trouble with my optical drives. Both of them keep showing up in Explorer as CD/DVD drives on boot, but as soon as I put a disc in either one, it suddenly turns into a ...
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Using find on Linux to find files with group/other permissions that match

I've got a need to find all files in a directory where the group and other permissions match (eg. those where the group membership of the file doesn't actually affect access). Since there are only 8 ...
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remove group by gid ubuntu

When I open a shell I get the following: groups: cannot find name for group ID 10065 id prints: uid=xxxx(user),27(sudo),105(fuse),10004(pr_SDIS1),1006 How do I remove this group?
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Inheriting file permissions

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 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 to prevent security flows caused by sudo vim? [closed]

I learned doing sudo vim causes security problems. For example, user_name ALL=(ALL) /usr/bin/vim /etc/httpd/confs/httpd.conf or %group_name ALL=(ALL) /usr/bin/vim ...
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chown not working on ext4 hard drive

I have a new 3TB internal hard drive and after writing some data to it I completely zero'd the drive using DD. I then created a partition table (GPT) in Gparted and created an ext4 partition. All went ...
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Giving files copied to directory the same permissions as the directory

I am using LAMP Apache version 2.2.15 on CentOS 6.6. I have created a directory /var/www/dropbox which has permissions rwxrwsr-x. I have made the group www-OtagoHarbour the owner where ...
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How to diagnose network share problems [on hold]

Are there any tools for diagnosing network share problems? I'm using a combination of advanced sharing and security (no HomeGroup) to share a folder from Windows 8.1 to Windows 7. It used to work ...
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Add group write permission to folder in Ubuntu

I have set up a mail server and I receive an error in the log file when trying to log in to Thunderbird. chdir mydomain.com/admin/: No such file or directory I was told that the the folder can be ...
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why won't service application write to disk while Windows 7 computer is locked?

I have an application running as a service which is supposed to periodically download data. However, based on what I have seen, it appears that it fails to save data to disk while the computer is ...
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Can't save large files to NAS, but can save small ones

I have the strangest problem; We have a linux based NAS (QNAP 470). The is plenty of free diskspace (2TB out of 5TB) and everyone (+:- 50 people) is able to write to the NAS without problem, except ...
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Why not having /tmp default permissions to 777 in osX?

I'm often using, on unix servers I'm working with, the /tmp folder as a folder where I write temporal stuff needed for my software (mainly web applications). It has usually 777 permissions. I found ...
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How Can I Set Permission to Everyone for New File in Shared Folder

I had a network with 1 server PC and 7 client PC. File sharing from server to client works well. Today I installed google drive desktop in server PC because my boss want to working from her tablet PC ...
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security: changing sudo permissions in /etc/sudoers on Debian 7.8

I have a single-user home system running Debian 7.8 console with desktop installed but default runlevel 3 boot. I added my limited user account to the sudo group using adduser for the purpose of ...
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Running unidentified developer Applications as a Non-administrator

I am used to Windows but recently got a macbook air (OS X) from school and want to make it full featured without having to reformat, reset/recreate admin, etc. They have it restricted and you are not ...
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SSH working but SCP permission denied using the same password

I can successfully SSH into my remote sever (amazon web services if that matters, I'm on a mac) using ssh -i mykey.pem ubuntu@??.??.??.??? But when I try to use scp scp -i test.php mykey.pem ...
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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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chmod throws missing operand on 764, OK on 664

Having set everything in my project to 777 (rwxrwxrwx) for debugging purposes, I wanted to dial down the openness and set the directories (not the files) in the root folder to 664 (rw-rw-r--). To do ...
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Setting ACL for group read access

Let me introduce you to margaret and pepijn, my two LDAP users. Pepijn is at the bottom of my non-existent corporation's food chain and is therefore member of only one LDAP-group: pepijn@srv:/$ ...
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Correct external HDD permissions

I have just reformatted a 2T external to use the EXT4 file-system with GPT partitioning from NTFS using ms-dos. Currently the permissions for this device are 755. I think this is correct, but I am ...
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what permissions are needed to run a jar file on a shared drive

I want to run an executable jar file from a workstation that accesses the file from a shared drive on a network server. The program accesses a local database on the server and if accessed directly on ...
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How to properly share a folder with permissions on Windows?

I'm getting tired and sick of this, I just want to share three directories: D:\Data\Admin D:\Data\Projects D:\Data\Other Each one being only accessible to: Admin → Admin Projects → Projects ...
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How to grant execute access to a specific set of command to one group, and another set to another group

Say there is a set of shell commands {ls, cat, kill} I want to enable users in group A to be able to execute the commands {ls, cat} And users in group B to be able to execute the commands {cat, kill} ...
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Mount directory through NFS give me “unrecognized mount point”error

I'm trying to mount a external folder using NFS and I added this line to /etc/fstab file: ip_address:/var/www/pdf  /var/www/html/project.dev/web/uploads nfs rw,async,hard,intr 0 0 But any time I ...
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Windows 8.1 everything requires admin

Randomly everything on my Windows 8.1 machine requires admin permission. I believe it has something to do with the most recent release on 1/13, because as early as last weekend everything was working ...
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Accidently deleted Downloads folder

I was trying to permanently delete a file when I accidently used shift+delete on the Downloads folder. Now I can't restore it. I can see the folder in my Users directory but i keep getting access ...
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Mac OS X: Change UID or permissions?

I keep the /Users directory on a separate hard drive, /Volumes/Media. I recently upgraded my main drive via a fresh install from Mavericks to Yosemite. I have two users (not including root): seamus ...
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What is the “wheel” user in OS X?

I recently reinstalled iTunes and I noticed something peculiar. The "original" version of iTunes has a user in the permissions known as "wheel" that is set to "Read Only". I dragged this version of ...
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Delete a folder that won't let me even take ownership?

Windows 8.1. Admin account. I have a hard drive installed that I use for media (ie. not system files, etc). I was testing various screen capture programs and one of them created a couple of folders ...
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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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Windows 8 permissions

Two days ago, I completed a standard Windows 8 installation. It was a fresh install. However, Windows 7 was on the disk before, and the installer migrated it to Windows.old. For some strange and ...
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Permission denied for creating files by server

I have just migrated my server by copying it using rsync from an old server (without hardware configuration). It is identical with all identical configurations and users. The websites are working, ...
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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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What causes the files in Program Files to be inaccessible?

I have got strange problems on my notebook for months. I finally tracked down the problem to unusual situation in C:\Program Files, so now I ask this question here. I have got two user accounts - ...
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Encountering problems saving a large file to root directory in Windows 7

OS: Windows 7 Home 64bit I cannot save a large file to the root of the C drive. I am not trying to save into any folder or directory, just directly to the root. I am using the administrator account ...
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How to install/start a service with a different user? [closed]

I'm working in a program that is installed using root user and now for security reasons we need to install the service using the user xpto (for example) and start the service using the user xpto also. ...
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icacls won't deny recursively

I'm trying to use icacls to deny all user access to a folder, all items in it and it's subfolders, etc. However icacls is too efficient, it denys itself before setting the deny permission on all ...
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Some programs do not run on certain drives

I have multiple games downloaded from Steam etc. I also have 3 hard drives, 1 internal(C:), 2 external(F: and G:). When I install games on C or F, all games run perfectly. but when I install games ...
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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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Bypass UAC complete in W8 or W8.1

In my school, we have low-level user accounts (obviously) so we can do everything we want, except changing important stuff etc. However, the PC which was assigned to me has been having some issues, ...
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Import 71 and file permission in ArcGIS

I am making a map for my thesis. While using ArcGIS, I must use Import71 to convert some .e00 files (In this particular case, political boundaries and Hydrography networks). When I select my output ...
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Windows 8.1 has locked down “c:\windows\Downloaded Program Files” can't manually install/remove plugins for IE

I've discovered that the folder c:\windows\Downloaded Program Files\ where IE puts ActiveX plugins that have been installed ... is seriously locked down in windows 8.1 The situation I'm seeing is ...
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Move user profiles from one server to another (without permission)

Is there anyway to move/replicate folders that you don't have permissions for, without touching the security permissions? In particular i'm trying to copy the "users" folder from one windows server ...
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What is the difference between Access Token , SID , Impersonation Token?

I've listed the definitions picked up from MSDN but I'd like to know the difference between these with an example of a program(process) that might need to make use of them in different scenarios. ...
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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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windows access control list overwritten by linux?

My main OS is Linux, but I also have a Win7 partition that I sometimes use, e.g. for sites that only support IE. I recently switched from Ubuntu to Debian, leaving the Windows partition untouched. I ...