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Questions tagged [permissions]

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

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Connecting to Windows Subsystem for Linux from an Ubuntu server using SSH but it says: Permission denied, please try again

I have installed Windows Subsystem for Linux (Ubuntu 18.04) on my system from the Windows store. After installation by default it asked to make a user. I made a user of "sark"; it is a root user. I'm ...
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Completely restore access control to defaults for WindowsApps folder?

I gave myself ownership of C:/Program Files/WindowsApps so I could poke around in there. I started running into issues though, and tried to give ownership back to NT SERVICE\TrustedInstaller. This ...
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Problems with Ubuntu permissions when changing the Disk Home directory

I've changed the home directory of hard drive, because I don't have any more space,but from that point I have millions of problems with permissions for snap installations, the printer and a long list ...
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Why is “read (extended) attributes” and “read permission” necessary to allow access to shared fodler?

I am experimenting with sharing files and NTFS permissions. One thing I can't understand is why if I go to advanced permissions and if I want to let others see my folders/files and let them just copy ...
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Changed security permissions on external hard drive to a user with full control and now it will not allow me to backup it says

I have changed the security permissions on an external hard drive to a username and allowed full control now when I try to do a windows backup I get this error: Can someone please let me know what I ...
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FFMPEG Permission denied on file in NTFS

FFMPEG won't read a file on my NFTS partition, even with sudo, giving the error "Permission denied". Something to do with whitelist and crypto? Full log: $ cp a.mp3 b.mp3 $ ls -l ?.mp3 -rwxrwxrwx 1 ...
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How to make directory accessible to others using --bind option

Let's say I have access to directory on some filesystem - /media/vc1/ mounted and owned by user1. I want to give access to user2 (uid == 1001) to some directory in /media/vc1/ (without making copy of ...
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TextEdit says a file is locked but Finder says it's not and I have permissions to write

This file shows as follows in Finder: But in TextEdit it says it's locked, and trying to change this fails: It's a project from GitHub/NPM I just want to play with changes locally, not muck about ...
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Missing permissions to access shared folder in local network

I have a local Network with a Window 10 computer and a Windows 7 computer. Both have the same Network Settings (visible to other computers, etc.). On the Windows 10 computer, I can see both the ...
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Lost all permissions from directories in Windows 10 and I can't delete them and even take ownership as admin

I was trying to uninstall Rapport a Trusteer application from my computer and the uninstallation program left tracks. So I went to the application's folder and checked that it had System user as owner ...
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CentOS 7 vsftpd incorrect folder permissions

I'm faced with two issues right now. I cannot write to the /var/www/* folders and I am able to traverse backward into the /var and / root directory! I'm using vsftpd and in the config I'm using the ...
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Somehow the /var/www/html folder got converted to a binary file? How do I convert it back?

I was trying to transfer some files from home directory to /var/www/html folder. This was not possible due to permission settings as the system was saying I was not the owner of the folder. So after ...
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Directory has 730 permissions but file has 644 permissions - security issues?

If a UNIX parent directory is designated to have the access permissions of "730" but a file inside that directory has permissions of "644", is this a problem?
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How to change the content of a text file when I don't have permission to redirect output nor use `sed -i`

I would like to change the brightness on my laptop by changing the content of the file /sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/brightness, but I can't figure out how to do it. I'm on Pop! _OS 18.04, ...
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Why is writing on auto mounted partition not possible?

Despite it has rw option. An extraction of fstab: /dev/disk/by-uuid/0109cc2c-414c-42dc-8a99-3ffe529020fe /mnt/0109cc2c-414c-42dc-8a99-3ffe529020fe auto rw,exec,noatime,x-gvfs-show 0 0 This entry was ...

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