Ubuntu :: Create A Folder Where You Can Copy Files To But You Can't Delete Them After?
Nov 24, 2010
i'm confronting atm. I need to create a folder where ppl can copy files and i need to be sure that those files cannot be deleted after they are copied there. The folder will be accessed over network, and i need to be sure no one will delete somebody else's files.Also i need to tell you that i'm working with regular users, so creating a folder for each user and chown/chmod-ing it won't do the trick(allready tried and ended up with a whole lot of files in the parent directory).I also tried chattr +a but that doesn't allow them to write new files in the folder.
i want make a bash panel and i want he will copy files from orginal folder to $user folder i mean when for explame i type i want install some server he say cp: cannot stat 'root/Desktop/2/files/beckup/sa-mp-steam': No such file or directory.
the permissions for my home directory were accidentally changed from 'access files' to 'create and delete files', and I changed them back, but ever since then I am not able to change any preferences/settings at all. power management, themes, panels, emerald, anything. my user account is supposed to be the administrator, and all the user privliges are checked. how to get control of my computer back?
I was wondering if there would be a way for me to copy the contents of a shared folder that's running on an XP system using shell script. Actually, there are two shared folders that I want to do this with. I want to be able to launch the script and automatically copy all the contents of each folder into two separate folders on my ubuntu desktop. For example;
Lets say that I have Shared Folders A1 and A2 on my networked XP system and I have Folders B1 and B2 on my Ubuntu desktop. I want the script to automatically copy the contents of A1 into B1 and likewise for A2 and B2. During the copying, I want the script set up such that any pre-existing files in the B1 & B2 folders will automatically get overwritten by the ones copied from A1 & A2.Is there any possibilities of me achieving this?
I just installed Fedora11 with the KDE desktop and completed a yum update. Every time i try to copy and paste files and even delete files from a file manager or my desktop, I get this error:Quote:Could not start process Unable to create io-slave:klauncher said: Error loading 'kio_trash'.or thisQuote:Could not start process Unable to create io-slave:klauncher said: Error loading 'kio_file'.orQuote:Could not start process Unable to create io-slave:klauncher said: Error loading 'kio_desktop'.Current KDE version is 4.2.2
I can't perform any of those.Except from the Terminal.I didn't edit any permission... nor installed anything.Don't know what to do.Also, "Move to Trash" appears grayed out, in the right-click menu (for all the files/folders).
Recently I setup a system for a non-technical user. He is only using Firefox, Pidgin and OpenOffice for about 2 hours a day. I have created a folder "/home/jim/myFiles" where he can save his document files. But Jim has accidentally deleted his myFiles folder on 2 occasions. He had intended to delete a file in that folder. Is there a way to lock the folder so that the user and create/read/write documents in that folder but not delete the folder itself?
I've been organizing my pictures (i.e. deleting the bad ones). However, I've recently got hold of those same pictures on a higher resolution and I'd like to delete the same pictures of the higher resolutions.This means that I'll have two folders, High Res and Low Res. I'd go through all files in the High Res folder and I'll check if there's a file with the same name in the Low Res folder. If there is, the file in the High Res folder will be kept. Otherwise, I'll delete it.So I wanted some quick way to delete PIC1.JPG, PIC3.JPG and PIC4.JPG from the High Res folder.
i have a folder with 250 subfolders and each one of them has (at least) one image in it (along with other stuff)how can i 1)copy all the images from those subfolders and paste them into one folder together (other than by hand, obviously)?2)optional : copy only the images of a certain size and above?
I don't use the Trash bin because it does not really delete things,speaking from a security point Instead, I gotten used to 'shred' and 'secure-delete' .But to move around files, cut-n-paste is very handy.And I was wandering if items from the Clip get stored somewhere ?i realize that they get overwritten again and again in the clipboard but do they also get stored somewhere else?
I currently have a command to backup a directory it will zip the directoryand place it where i have told it too, Now what i am after is a command i can run before my code, that will delete and tar.gz files before todays dateso i my ideal world it would be something like this, delete <'date +%m_%d_%y'.tar so this will delete all the files in this folder before todays date,
I have server running ubuntu. There is folder /var/netflow and I have there files, which creates every 5minutes new ones(monitoring traffic on network). And I need to delete files older than 6 months manually. Can you help?
I'm trying to copy a list of files except the files which has ".log" in the filename to another folder.I can run it correctly when I am located in the Source folder, but not when I am in any other location.cd /home/me/Sourcels /home/me/Source -1|grep -v "^.*log$" |xargs -n 1 -iHERE cp -r HERE /home/me/DestinationHow can I indicate both Source and Destination Folder?
sudo cp ../../../rootfs_maker_ramdisk drivers/filesystem/ -rf give below errorCode:cp: cannot create special file ...._rootfs/dev/hda4': No such device or addressi get this error only in some specific locationsif i dont use sudo then i get permission denied msg
I had Fedora 7 and Windows-XP dual operating system. Few weeks ago, there was GRUB error. Now I want to install Fedora 14, but before it I want to back up all data in one external hard drive. I used Fedora 13 live-CD I could access all the drive formatted as NTFS, but I couldn't access /home and the drive formatted (ext2) and owned by the user-name.
Please, inform if there is any idea to copy my files that remains in the home folder. (I can see them but copying is prevented)
make a simple script to copy files from my "hfiles " directory to a "www" folder at leats I think its a directory, it has the permissions as "lrwxrwxrwx " but its like a public branch So I proceeded to make a file entittled MkPublic to copy the "hfiles" directory to the "www" branch
here is the code i used:
#!/bin/sh # COPIES FILES echo "copying files"
when i try to run the script it tells me that there is a syntax error and an unexpected end of file and nothing seems to get copied anywhere so clearly there is something wrong with one im doing, i tried multiple ways : using the quotes, spacing the equal signs, but I seem to still get the same results.
What would be the best way to automatically copy all of the data off of a library of cds to a specific folder on the computer? I was thinking of running a bash script but I've run into a few snags figuring out the correct way to do it. Mainly due to the fact that the cd drive is mounted in a different folder in /media each time I insert a new diskAlso, the mounting and unmounting process causes it's own problems, but I think that could be covered by a for loop that checks /mtab every few seconds or so.
I have a shell script that need to create some files:
1) backup files of user passed in file ( that will be written by this shell ).
2) temp files that the shell will create and later delete/remove.
This shell script will be used from my local dir ( I am not a super or a sysadmin ). Users of this shell will call this script to run on their local files in their respective directories. When my script runs, it errors with the following:
I don't seem to be able to create a new folder in my system files. I know I have to do this in the terminal as root, but I always get the answer that it cannot create the directory because there is no such file or directory. Yet the directory where I want to make the new folder definitely exists (I even just go there and try to create the folder)Here is the exact code:Code:lukas@lukas-VGN-FZ21E:/proc/asound/card0/pcm0p$ sudo mkdir ossmkdir: cannot create directory `oss': No such file or directory
I've read the documentation but can't figure it out. Let's say that I want to write a shell script which will rename every .jpg file in a folder to prepend "Linux_" to it.Challenge #1: how do I create a loop which is contingent on the amount of files in that folder Challenge #2: how do I know that file's respective name? I think it should look like this:
SO after using Testdisk to recover some images, the folders recup_dir.1 & 2 have saved in my FIle System area, when ever I try to press delete noting happens. I have also tried rm -f -rrm -f -fIt still dont delete, I have also deleted my user account and made a new one, but the files are still there.
Allright, I made a simple script that tarballs my SQL databases weekly and saves them to a backup harddrive.If possible, I would like to have the backups uploaded to a remote server for storage. But, I must have the script delete the previous upload for size contraints.I can only use rsync, scp or sftp. Haven't used any of them really before... Here's my basic tarball-backup script:
Code: #/bin/sh # Dates the new tarballs of current builds. DATE=`date +%m_%d_%Y`
I'm using ubuntu server 9.10 for a home build NAS. Everything is working great just have one more thing to figure out. I have Samba set up to access my files and I set up a recycle feature so anything deleted will get moved to a Recycled folder. (I learned this the hard way after hitting delete key by accident while browsing the shares in windows. Lost 100 GB of data)
Now it is for the most part working but the permissions on folders isn't getting set right. If I delete a file in a share I can go to Recycle bin folder and delete the file for good. But if I delete a folder I can not access that folder to delete or restore from the Recycle bin folder. I have to chmod the folder before I can do anything with it. Anything I can change to get folders deleted via windows to have the right permissions when it is moved to the Recycle bin folder?