Permissions problems are being a huge PIMA
gheskett at wdtv.com
Mon Jan 31 19:19:38 UTC 2011
On Monday, January 31, 2011 02:18:25 pm Tom H did opine:
> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 10:46 AM, gene heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com> wrote:
> > I do the 99.999999999% of my email activities from a nice comfy chair,
> > in a nice comfy heated house.
> > The machine in the shop runs 24/7 though, so it is 'mounted' as a cifs
> > share, and this is where the PIMA starts.
> > Because the *buntu's start their user number schemes at 1000, whereas
> > the rest of the known universe starts at 500, even though I am the
> > user gene on both boxes, I have no write perms via cifs in the
> > /home/gene tree on the milling machines kubuntu install.
> > So that I can save a useful bit of rs-274 nc code directly from an
> > email received on this machine, directly to the
> > /home/gene/emc/nc_files directory on that *buntu box in the shop,
> > what then is the std procedure to establish that the user gene=500 on
> > this box, is the user gene=1000 on that box?
> The "UID_MIN 1000" setting is a Debianism that you can modify in
As that is set at install time, from read-only media, that doesn't sound
practical to do now.
> If you're using samba, you can use the "username map" smb.conf option
> with /path/to/file/users.map.
Now this I'll have to look up, thank you!
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