Questions tagged [permissions]

Permissions define the operations that authenticated users are allowed to perform on file systems, databases and other computer systems.

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ssh "permissions are too open" error

I had a problem with my mac where I couldn't save any kind of file on the disk anymore. I had to reboot OSX lion and reset the permissions on files and acls. But now when I want to commit a ...
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How to change permissions for a folder and its subfolders/files in one step

I would like to change the permissions of a folder and all its subfolders and files in one step (command) in Linux. I have already tried the below command but it works only for the mentioned folder: ...
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How to fix npm throwing error without sudo

I just installed node and npm through the package on nodejs.org, and whenever I try to search or install something with npm, it throws the following error unless I sudo the command. I have a feeling ...
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How do I use sudo to redirect output to a location I don't have permission to write to? [closed]

I've been given sudo access on one of our development RedHat linux boxes, and I seem to find myself quite often needing to redirect output to a location I don't normally have write access to. The ...
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"UNPROTECTED PRIVATE KEY FILE!" Error using SSH into Amazon EC2 Instance (AWS)

This is probably a stupidly simple question to some :) I've created a new linux instance on Amazon EC2, and as part of that downloaded the .pem file to allow me to SSH in. When I tried to ssh with: ...
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sudo echo "something" >> /etc/privilegedFile doesn't work [duplicate]

This is a pretty simple question, at least it seems like it should be, about sudo permissions in Linux. There are a lot of times when I just want to append something to /etc/hosts or a similar file ...
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Chmod 777 to a folder and all contents [duplicate]

I have a web directory /www and a folder in that directory called store. Within store are several files and folders. I want to give the folder store and all files and folders within the store folder ...
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How to reset Django admin password?

I am using Django (version 1.3) and have forgotten both admin username and password. How to reset both? And is it possible to make a normal user into admin, and then remove admin status?
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SSH Key: “Permissions 0644 for 'id_rsa.pub' are too open.” on mac

I generate a ssh key pair on my mac and add the public key to my ubuntu server(in fact, it is a virtual machine on my mac),but when I try to login the ubuntu server,it says: @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@...
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MySQL error 1449: The user specified as a definer does not exist

When I run the following query I get an error: SELECT `a`.`sl_id` AS `sl_id`, `a`.`quote_id` AS `quote_id`, `a`.`sl_date` AS `sl_date`, `...
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IIS AppPoolIdentity and file system write access permissions

Here's an issue with IIS 7.5 and ASP.NET that I've been researching and getting nowhere with. Any help would be greatly appreciated. My question is: using ASP.NET in IIS 7.5, how does IIS and/or the ...
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IIS7 Permissions Overview - ApplicationPoolIdentity

We have recently upgraded to IIS7 as a core web server and I need an overview in terms of the permissions. Previously, when needing to write to the file system I would have give the AppPool user (...
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Android M Permissions: onRequestPermissionsResult() not being called

I'm updating our app to use the new M runtime permissions system. It's all working except for onRequestPermissionsResult(). I need to check a permission on a button press, and if it's successful, send ...
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On npm install: Unhandled rejection Error: EACCES: permission denied

I have managed to corrupt my npm install, and whenever I try to install packages using npm install, I receive error messages along these lines: Unhandled rejection Error: EACCES: permission denied, ...
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WAMP error: Forbidden You don't have permission to access /phpmyadmin/ on this server

I am new to WAMP and I have just installed it today. The setup went well and localhost seems to work, but when I try to access phpMyAdmin I get this error: Forbidden You don't have permission to ...
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