Write permissions

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Write permissions

Postby erelsgl » 17. September 2007 09:43

Whenever I restart my computer and try to run some PHP script on the localhost, I get error messages saying that the script cannot write to a certain file/directory.

I solve the problem by:

su - root
chmod -R a+w /home/user/www

However, I have to do this again after I restart my computer...

Is there a better solution?
What am I missing?
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Postby slowyaroll » 09. October 2007 15:47

I take it that /home/user/www is just an example, right?

Nevertheless, have you tried this
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chown -vR nobody:root /home/user/www
chmod -vR 755 /home/user/www
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