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Safari on iOS automatically denies notifications [migrated]

I was playing around earlier with website notifications, and i couldn't seem to get it to work. Notifications requesting permission always returns 'denied'. I have Notifications enabled in Safari ->...
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How to set Linux directory permission for writers?

I have an directory called Videos , and its permission is 3775, owned by triplez:writers. drwxr-xr-x root root / drwxrwxrwx root root usbhdd drwxrwsr-t triplez writers Videos When the ...
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What is the concept of permissions under security tab versus sharing tab?

I have a shared folder. When I right click on it and click properties, then, Under security tab I can see list of users. Under sharing tab, under permissions I can see a list of users. It looks like ...
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How to manage permissions for IIS sites with 'Authenticated Users' group

Have multiple sites (2) hosted on IIS with PHP. Each site runs under its own application pool, therefore each instance of w3wp.exe (IIS Worker Process) and php-cgi.exe runs under the respective ...
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Unable to access an specific image on a local web server

This seems like a newbie question but it's driving me crazy. I'm updating a banner image on a web site I maintain but the new image refuses to display. I'm getting permission errors such as "...
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Minimal permissions for EXCEL COM operations

I have a situation where i'm trying to limit the required permissions for an account that leverages Excel COM / process operations. Worth to be noted, this account is an AD Managed Service Account. ...
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Some keys created under HKEY_CURRENT_USER do not receive ACL for the current user

I've banged my head against this case for the past few weeks, but couldn't find any explanation - my application creates keys under HKCU\Software\[app_name]\[inner_app_key], but I've received a number ...
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Homebrew httpd showing Error 256 on Sonoma due to Permission denied AH00091 when opening error_log

I am creating this question because this problem caused me 2 weeks of headache, and I found many other users online who experienced the same issue and were unable to find a solution. Computer M1 ...
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I have not been able to change security permissions on a laptop that I am the administrator of, could Bitdefender be the cause of the issue?

I have not been able to change security permissions on a laptop that i am the administrator of. Could Bitdefender be the cause of the issue? I am running windows 10 Home on a Lenovo laptop, and have ...
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Mounting drive with mount command and fstab do not work as intended

I have two external USB drives which I would like to be mounted to specific directories which are owned by my user. A script runs on startup which mounts all my drives in their specific locations ...
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Windows 10. Lost access to my files as administrator

I am the administrator and I can no longer access my files in d drive. I can not change the access permissions back either even if running Explorer.exe as administrator. I was trying to create a ...
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How do I grant permissions to a local Windows group to work with an elevated process?

Is there a way to grant read/write/execution permissions to a local Windows group with PowerShell, enabling non-admin users to interact with a single elevated process? For instance, Docker Desktop ...
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Issue when creating a new user and group on macOS

I need to create a user and a group called postgres on my mac but I seem to have issues with that. The reason for needing this user is because I've installed postgresql@15 via brew and it created a ...
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Is it not recommended to use unprivileged users to insmod drivers in Linux?

Background: Unprivileged users can use CAP_SYS_MODULE capability to insert module to kernel. Insmod a ko include load driver and driver init. My issue: My test driver will crate debugfs at ...
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Device Manager - Windows changes power settings without my permission

I have a touchpad problem with my settings in Device Manager in Windows 11. I have drivers that control the touchpad on my laptop (Dell Precision 7780). I have set the "Allow the computer to turn ...
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Permission denied error when executing file or plugin

I'm trying to create a packer build as follows, and am getting permission denied. As I'm also seeing the same problem when trying to execute a shell script, I think the root cause may be an OS layer ...
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Wrong mask applied when installing wordpress [migrated]

I have a webdirectory (volleybal_wijchen) html with acl: # file: volleybal_wijchen/ # owner: volleybal-wijchen # group: webusers user::rwx user:www-data:rwx group::r-x mask::rwx other::r-x default:...
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Obtaining Permission to Open Local Disk D

while I was checking the permissions of users, I accidentally put a tick on deny for read and write for local disk D. When I try to go to the security tab of properties again, it says you need to ...
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Moving Harddisk to another computer make files have weird owners

So the owner of the group or usernames is S-15-21-17 bla bla bla.... I can't open the file. The only way I know how to fix this is to right click one by one and then change ownership one by one. ...
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Is it safe to grant special permission "s" to traceroute.db?

I have two traceroute programs installed and I've noticed that they don't have the same permissions: ~$ ls -l /usr/bin/inetutils-traceroute -rwsr-xr-x 1 root root 60184 August 23, 2023 /usr/bin/...
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How do I add a user with "Full Control" permissions to folder without changing owner of the folder (I.E.) Administrators, using the command line?

I want a command-line solution to add a local user account to the permissions table for a directory and grant the account full access... WITHOUT changing the ownership of the directory. I'm looking ...
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Permissions error in directories used by Docker and application I am developing

I have run a docker container mysql from my own application development on C#, and configured data persistence to this path: C:\ProgramData\Persistence\data\mysql When i start everything goes well ...
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rootless podman container needs access to host's SSL cert and key - what's the correct thing to do here?

As the title says, I need a rootless podman container to have access to SSL keys (created with certbot, of course) from the host (Fedora CoreOS, SELinux active) machine, since the main server on the ...
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Corrupted file yields in error "The file cannot be accessed by the system" when accessing WSL app

This is a well known error, but the common solutions don't seem to work and I'm also seeing something else that I think is new, I'll go through each troubleshooting step because I hope some of them ...
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granting privileges to user in postgresql

I'm trying to setup a new project with a Postgresql 15.5 database. I have a running instance. If I create a new database psql --command "create database \"tagger-db\"" create a ...
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How to be able to access all folders on Ubuntu when using Visual Studio Code Remote?

I have my user which seem to be in the sudo group: myuser@server:~$ groups myuser myuser : myuser adm cdrom sudo dip plugdev But when I use Visual Studio remote with SSH, it doesn't give me the ...
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Create file on AD samba share: Permission denied

I am setting up a samba active directory server (inside fmstrat docker container) on ubuntu server 22.04. After some trial on error I achieved: hosting an AD server on my ubuntu server joining a ...
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Is there any way to prevent a non-admin user from executing "launchctl unload" on macOS?

I started using a well-known program for self-control on MacOS called Cold Turkey. This program is very powerful, but it's not enough since I can open a Terminal as a non-admin user and execute the ...
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Why am I getting an “Access Denied” error for an external hard drive folder?

I know this question has been asked before, but I've tried multiple solutions and none worked. I am trying to access a folder [Local Disk] on my external hard drive, but it says Access Denied. I made ...
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Unlock all handwritten notes in a pdf document

I wrote a word document and got it back from a reviewer as an annotated pdf file with handwritten notes (I guess they were made on a tablet or sth.) To finalize my document, I would like to include ...
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Debian 12 and NTFS permissions

Back in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS I could copy to and from NTFS partitions without problems. Practically all apps had access to everything. Then there was an accident that made me not just upgrade to 22 but ...
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Can't delete TEMP folder under windows, permission error. Windows server 2019

Operating System: Windows server 2019 The problem: One of our servers has a lot of accumulated files under c:\windows\temp folder. Disk cleaner doesn't seem to delete those files - it always reports ...
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SSH Connection - Permission denied on MacBook

I am having problems with my newly setup Ubuntu 22.04 LTS server. My goal is to access the server via SSH from my laptop. But I cannot connect and get an "Permission denied" error after ...
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How to determine if there's access to the Exchange Admin Center as a user?

Just looking to disable read receipts in Outlook. AI says: Copilot To disable read receipts from portal.office.com email settings, you can follow these steps: 1. Sign into your Office admin account ...
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Firefox has permission to start wpa_supplicant when calling navigator.geolocation

I've been dealing with some annoying attacks lately, and got super paranoid after discovering wpa_supplicant.service running as it definitely should not be on this particular machine. After a little ...
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Is it possible to temporarily disable or block a samba share without server restart?

I have Linux server hosting separate samba share for users on some windows clients (each user would have a linux client also accessing their share) (users have authenticator app on separate devices). ...
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How to view a jpg file which was recovered after being deleted and it's attribute was checked to hidden before deletion?

I had a photo which I turned to hidden because it was a personal photo which I didn't want others to see. I then deleted it permanently in haste but I needed it again. I then downloaded Recuva after ...
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Setting up the group permissions in samba throughout archlinux

I wanted to set up the permissions for the group on linux, so members can access the group on windows. I coded it in archlinux and it looks like this : [test] path = /srv/smbtest/test valid users =...
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Permission denied for AD group for NFS directory

I have permission denied problem with NFS share. On server1 I have /etc/exports file with content: /data/test server2.example.com(rw,no_root_squash). /data/test directory has 770 permissions with ...
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setting up ssh between two windows machines - permission denied

I am trying to establish ssh connection between two Windows machines. Here are things I did: I installed OpenSSH on both machines, generated the ssh keys and placed the public key on the host machine ...
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pppd, docker, socat and permissions

We have an [Ubuntu 20.04] Docker image, used as part of a test system, in which I need to run pppd (to test a dial-up connection), where pppd is connected to the physical modem via a socat loop. My ...
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NTFS Special permissions - List Folder/Read Data and Read Attributes

I applied ntfs special permission "List Folder/Read Data" on a folder that contains a simple text file, now i can open the folder and see the names of files and subdirectories inside the ...
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Samba Server does restrict writing but not browsing or reading

I made a Samba Server with 3 shares for each user and I would like to restrict access to it so only those users can access their folder. I have been browsing so much only that I got a mad headache ...
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Using Ntrights.exe to grant user rights fails to _Enable_ the rights

When using Ntrights.exe to grant permission to a privilege, I do not see any ability to Enable said privileges. Is this supposed to be automatic? Example: ntrights.exe +r SeShutdownPrivilege -u %...
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"Permission denied" when `rm` ing a file (in an NFS mount), even when using sudo

Context: Storage is a Kubernetes Persistent volume, provided by a TrueNAS NAS and accessed via NFS (with k8s accessMode ReadWriteMany) I have checked the Permissions for the TrueNAS Dataset and ...
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Can't change "owner permission" for lots of files on Windows 11

Windows 11. Dell Latitude 7430. I'm trying to use the "dir/s/b" command in Command Prompt on all the root-directories in my "C:" drive so that I can get a summary of every file ...
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Why doesn’t /etc/logrotate.d/tomcat run daily but will only take effect if I manual trigger it?

I have a Talend Data Stewardship application in my server and I would like to rotate the catalina.out log file. Thus, I referring https://dzone.com/articles/how-rotate-tomcat-catalinaout, and create a ...
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Why am I unable to set NTFS permissions on %ProgramFiles%?

Using an Admin user account on Windows Server 2019, I am trying to change NTFS permissions for a user account on %ProgramFiles%, %ProgramFiles(x86)%, and %WinDir%, but I get an access denied error ...
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Cannot load database overlay due to permissions in OpenLDAP

I am having a hard time to configure OpenLDAP with MemberOf overlay. I have compiled openldap 2.5.16 from scratch, with --with-memberof option. Somehow it works: sys# sbin/slapcat -F config/slapd.d -n ...
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Cannot delete a file on Windows 10. I am the administrator. Tried to follow many tutorials, but anything work

I installed a game into my computer. Tried to uninstall but it didnt worked. So I started manually deleting its files. I have deleted all but one file, that does not allow me to delete it. This is ...
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