Join Jon Peck for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring group permissions for access, part of Learning Linux for PHP Developers.
…The first thing that we need to do is to make…sure that the web server has access to the shared folder.…If we look at the entry for sf_sandbox, the third…column lists the owner of the file, which is root, and…the fourth column lists the group that has permission to…access the file, which is vboxsf, the virtual box shared folder.…Let's try to change directory to the shared folder, cd /media/sf_sandbox.…Permission denied.…Well, that's kind of frustrating.…
What groups am I in?…The id command displays the user and group information…of a particular user, which defaults to the current user.…So, just type id and press Enter.…Well, that's actually a lot of groups, but none of them are vboxsf.…I wonder, what users are in the group that can access that folder.…The getent command queries Linux's administrative databases.…It can be used to learn who's in the group.…So, I can just type getent group to…specify which databases to check, and then vboxsf.…
The format is the name of the group, the password…for the group, which is almost always just x or…
The demonstrations are performed with the Ubuntu LTS distribution of Linux, but the skills taught here are also applicable to other Linux distributions. Every command is described in detail in context, and a comprehensive quick reference is provided for convenience.
- What is Linux, and why should I use it?
- What's a LAMP, and why does it matter?
- Creating and configuring a virtual machine
- Working with the Linux command line
- Configuring the servers, including Apache virtual hosts
- Building a development server dashboard
- Using PHP package managers like Composer and PEAR
- Installing Drupal, WordPress, and more on the server
- Self-hosting Git repositories, including a web interface
- Enhancing the server with debugging and profiling
- Exporting a virtual appliance to use on another machine
- Server troubleshooting techniques
Skill Level Beginner
Q: The pecl installation of uploadprogress fails, saying it is not a valid package archive. How can I install uploadprogress?
A: There is a bug in Ubuntu's pecl that was introduced after the course was recorded; the workaround command is "sudo pecl install -Z uploadprogress"
Q: Where can I get the exact versions of the software used in this course?
Q: In Windows, git operations ask for a password. Why?
A: Make sure that pagent (PuTTY agent) is running and has the private key loaded. See Chapter 3, movie 4 for details.
PHP with MySQL Beyond the Basicswith Kevin Skoglund10h 26m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Creating a Virtual Machine
3. Using the Server Command-Line Interface
4. Initial Server Configuration
5. Building a Development Server Dashboard
6. Installing PHP Applications for Site Development
7. Source Code Management
Introducing Git2m 16s
8. Enhancing the Development Server
9. Advanced VirtualBox Techniques
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