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Best Practices On Permissions On Linux Machines?

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Sync 1.4 worked fine without having to muck about with permissions, but 2.0 gives

Don't have permissions to write to selected folder.

error when adding folders. I presume this is due to different way to handle permissions between the versions.

 

I'm quite unfamiliar with Linux permissions, but I guess I could set Sync to run as root, but that would be a rather big security risk. Another option would be to add Sync to a group which has access to said folders.

 

Any suggestions on best practices?

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I have set up a very limited user for BTSync and a group. Only these have access too my files. Seems to be the best way for my limited Linux experience.

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