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Access and restrictions of files, documents, accounts, computers, etc.

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Linux (Pop_OS) Deleted File Without Proper Permissions?

The other day I was doing some clean up and decided to delete a log file that I had stuck in my development environment, and when I did, I started to think the permissions should not have let me, I ...
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How can I restore app data after a failed uninstall?

I'm not sure if the title for this question is correct, but I have an application installed at "C:\Program Files". I only have read access for "Program Files" and everything ...
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Ansible debug permissions of ansible scripts

I have a user AAA, and set my remote path (successfully) to /home/AAA/.ansible_tmp/, and ansible successfully ssh'ed into the box with AAA, and I still get permission denied on the python scripts of ...
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macos: how to set a folder only be read by specific apps

I'm using the mac os X big sur. I want to make only specific apps can visit some folder on the disk. How Can I make it ? Thanks.
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How can i give permission to a user, so can write, read and delete on all the folders?

I am configuring a server with dirrent aplications on it, but for accessing by ftp, i can't use root user, so i made another one to acces from filezilla, but i noticed that i have no permission to ...
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You don’t have permission to save in this location ON Windows

I have dual-boot laptop running Ubuntu 20.10 and Windows 10. In this laptop, there are two SSD drives: one with partitions for each OS and the other one just for data (in NTFS). My problem is in ...
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Unable to install anything on Windows 10

I've recently reinstalled Windows 10 from scratch on an empty drive and proceeded to install some software when this error stopped me: "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. ...
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file permissions when user belongs to multiple groups [duplicate]

Let's say user A belongs to g1 and g2. I have a directory D that belongs to group g1 with the permissions 707. Can user A perform any actions on directory D? If not, can you elaborate why, please? ...
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How to access smartphone data from PC without manually granting permission?

My smartphone (Android 9.0 Pie) screen was broken so I wanted to get data from it. I connected it to my PC, but the problem is that I cannot give permission from smartphone to PC to access data ...
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How to stop a user from even listing a directory in linux?

I know I can chown <user> <dir> but the user2 can still ls it. How do I stop user2 from even listing or ls the directory?
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Give access to azure data explorer dashboard

I have been added as a user on someone else's Azure subscription, and have created a dashboard on https://dataexplorer.azure.com/. I now want to give the owner of the domain access to that dashboard. ...
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Csv file - User permission needs to be created after each save

For context, I'm uploading a csv file to a Postgres database via the psql command line. The cmd can only access the file after I add Everyone to its permissions and allow full control. The weird thing ...
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Can't get my two Windows 10 Home PCs to share files

I have two Windows 10 Home x64 PCs, both wireless, that I cannot figure how to get to share folders. They both are on the same private network, of which I am the only user. They can both successfully ...
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Operation not supported in a single folder of a NTFS partition

My setup: OS: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) x86_64 Host: Aspire VN7-592G V1.03 Kernel: 4.19.0-16-amd64 DE: KDE WM: KWin The problem: I am trying to write in my OneDrive folder on a NTFS partition ...
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Why can't I set permission 700 to uploads folder?

I have read this Setting correct permissions for uploading files and have already changed the ownership to the user that is running Apache. I have a directory named "uploads" and I'm trying ...
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alpine diskless install mount ext4 with specified user and group permission

How can I mount an ext4 formatted disk on startup with a specific user and group on an diskless Alpine installation? When I mount the disk and change the user and group with chown and chmod it is not ...
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Can't access folder on external drive

I'm in a pickle. Yesterday, I was looking for a couple of old photos I had taken years ago. (I'm an armature photographer and over the years I've accumulated many terabytes of RAW images, edits and PS ...
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Syncthing on TrueNAS and Failed to create folder root directory mkdir /Test: permission denied

I've got this error right after install. Searched forums and all suggestions did not help. I came across this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkER4b5JX8g and followed it, but was getting same ...
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No longer have Administrator permissions on my personal computer [duplicate]

A few months ago I lost my Administrator privileges on my own PC. I believe I encountered this issue when trying to change my account username and during it accidentally changed the account ...
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FreeBSD setting permissions (freenas)

Towards a FreeBSD freenas system, some folder have been copied, however the permissions went wrong. I need to set first the default permissions root and wheel. (getfacl ./ ) To set the default user ...
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How can I change Win 10 protected registry entries?

I'm trying to disable Windows Real-time protection on Win 10 Home Edition, following this tutorial, I reached this point: where I get the Error: error writing the value's new contents, I also tried ...
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Spawn running program instance in user session from admin session

Can't seem to find anything online about this topic because they're all responding to using run as to go the other way (to elevate permissions) Scenario: there's a program that I want to run under a ...
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Startup script can't read registry

I am trying to run a (PoSh) script as SYSTEM (i.e. at startup, via SCCM or otherwise) that needs to read some protected registry keys, and it can't see them. A normal user doesn't have permission to ...
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Linux NFS Share and file permissions in Windows

I have a Raspberry Pi with Raspberry Pi OS (ex Raspbian). I wanted to share my home folder (/home/pi) with NFS. I'd like to access it also from my Windows 10 PC, reading and writing files as I was the ...
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Altering directory, and sub directory, permissions on Windows for files written as root under Ubuntu?

I have a NTFS partition shared between a Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 installation on my machine. Within this partition are some directories that were mounted/written as a Docker volume with the root ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04 broke SFTP connections with Adobe

I am a bit stumped in facing broken SFTP connections to some services (specifically: Adobe Campaign). It seems those services can no longer retrieve or put data files in my SFTP Server. Note that many ...
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permission denied for config oh my posh on wsl

I tried to config oh my posh on windows terminal (wsl ubunto 20.04) Based on the Microsoft docs , I run this command on wsl: wget https://github.com/JanDeDobbeleer/oh-my-posh/releases/latest/download/...
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How do I get Ubuntu to display permission errors when I forget sudo?

I've recently started working on a server running Ubuntu 14. Whenever I forget to use sudo for a command that requires elevated privileges, no permission errors are ever displayed. This is ...
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Cant change permission of external, mounted drive

I know this question has been answered here a lot, however everything I tried didn't work. I have an external drive mounted to /media/user/drive and about a few months ago I was able to modify any of ...
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Redesign output column powershell script for NTFS permission

I want to re-design the output column script: $FolderPath = Get-ChildItem -Directory -Path "C:\DRIVERS" -Recurse -Depth 2 -Force $Output = @() ForEach ($Folder in $FolderPath) { $Acl = ...
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Restrict Process access to certain USB devies

Is it possible to restrict a process on my system to have access to only a specific USB device connected to the system? i.e. USB DEVICES PROCESSES A B C 1 2 3 - Access Rules: A->1 but not 2 ...
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ubuntu assign folder permission to group

I am trying to create a shared folder in a group. Each member of the group should have read and write permission on the folder. At the moment I am not able to write on that folder and I do not ...
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Reduce the permission of a file in linux

psql -h 127.0.0.1 throwing this error : .pgpass has group or world access; permissions should be u=rw (0600) or less How do I reduce the permissions currently it shows : -rwxrwxrwx
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rsync: [generator] failed to set permissions : Operation not supported (95)

I want to virtualize correctly Android 10 on top of my Jetson nano (arm64) using qemu and kvm on ubuntu 18.04. This is the tutorial that I'm following : https://github.com/antmicro/kvm-aosp-jetson-...
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unable to create directory in linux

today i tried to fix a small bug in system which was slowing down my network. It means - creating directory in /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/p2p-dev-wlp2s0/drop_unicast_in_l2_multicast when i tried to make ...
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How do i regain access and permissions to an entire drive?

iwanted to upgrade my windows but didn't want to format my data drive coz it's huge and i couldn't transfer to external HD so i formatted the windows drive and installed new version of windows and now ...
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key works for logging in via ssh, but scp gives permission denied

I am relatively new to the Linux environment, and I have been trying to setup a server to for hosting purposes. I have been using an ssh key to log into my server with no issues, but when I try to use ...
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Get system settings & permission dump

We are facing an issue with our application at client machine, the application is running fine if we run as admin. But if we launch the application as normal user it simply disappear. We are not ...
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Unable to open any apps installed inside the WindowsApps folder

From one day to the next all of a sudden all the applications installed via the Microsoft store that live in the WindowsApps folder will not open. When I try opening an app from a shortcut created ...
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Clone Internal PlayStation 4 Drive

A little backstory; my brother upgraded the internal drive of his PS4 to a 2TB Seagate SSHD and the drive ended up dying. He somehow managed to disable automatic cloud backups for his game save data (...
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Why user accounts do “not have permission to run this task”?

I am creating a Scheduled task configured via PowerShell using the XML: $LogonTask_xml = @" <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-16"?> <Task version="1.3" ...
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Running GUI applications from another user, needs write permission for /run/user/1000

I didn't want to give access to some sensitive directories when executing proprietary programs from snap. This is what I've done so far: Created a new user and limit read/write access to main /home ...
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Error 2755 when installing new program in windows 10

I recently moved C:/Windows/Installer folder to another drive to save space and made a symbolic link, and now I am not able to install some programs(I tried installing blender it gives error 2755), ...
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Dual boot: update broken Slackware install from working Lubuntu system

Lubuntu 18.04 and Slackware 14.2 (broken) on Asus L210 Slackware boot fails when processing usb devices, so I am attempting to update Slackware's packages from Lubuntu via chroot, using slackpkg as ...
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Is it safe to change ownership of several sub directories in /usr/local on MacOS Big Sur?

When trying to install some support for FORTRAN on my macBook running Big Sur and using brew I get an error that some /usr/local folders are not writeable and am asked to use chown to change ownership ...
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How to prevent users from circumventing shared file restrictions?

I was employed by a school to setup a shared folder between classes and therefore everyone in that class can access the shared files by the teacher but cannot write to them. However, upon testing, a ...
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Making old Windows disk readonly but accessible to me without ruining LXSS permissions?

Yesterday I put in a new SSD and reinstalled Windows and moved the old SSD into a USB NVMe enclosure. I need access to my old WSL1 files and right now this means I am running Double Commander as admin ...
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Is ACL inheritance only at file creation time on zfs?

I'm having trouble understanding how ACLs work on ZFS as compared to how they work on a Windows NTFS system. (In particular, I'm using a TrueNAS 12.) I create a SMB share ("smbtest"), and I ...
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Webcam partially doesn't work on Windows 7

My no-name USB webcam doesn't work in Windows 7 in Zoom and Skype. It works perfectly in a web-based test website. In Device Manager it's properly recognised as "HD WebCam" under Imaging ...
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Firefox claims I have granted extra permissions for sites and I cannot revoke them

When I visit sites like Reddit and Twitter with Firefox 86.0.1 on Windows 10 2004 moving mouse over left side of address bar bring up following tooltip: Traslated to English tooltip says: You have ...

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