www-data permissions on /var/www

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 06:26:31 UTC 2012

On 11/26/2012 11:30 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Monday 26 November 2012 23:27:42 Ric Moore did opine:
>> On 11/26/2012 03:35 AM, Colin Law wrote:
>>> On 26 November 2012 00:28, Knute Johnson <ubuntu at knutejohnson.com>
> wrote:
>>>> On 11/25/2012 00:37, Ric Moore wrote:
>>>>> On 11/25/2012 02:21 AM, katrina warsaw wrote:
>>>>>> Hello!:
>>>>>> You must think that human users have their userids upper of 1000.
>>>>>> www-data user is really the user who admins the website, is the
>>>>>> user and group of your webserver , and  your web's user or your
>>>>>> web's visitors are from group "others".
>>>>>> I wish this helps you!
>>>>> Correct, user AND group must be set to www-data.
>>>>> sudo chmod -R www-data:www-data /var/www
>> WHOA!! STOP THE PRESSES!! I meant chown, not chmod. Someone just shoot
>> me.
> Bang!  Dang, I missed, something I rarely do.
>> I know, it's the pain meds ...that the ticket. :) Ric
> They need 'adjusted' I think.  You've been quiet on the other list, hows
> the foot?

It's falling off, like everything else. <grins> Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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