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http://askubuntu.com – Hello and apologies if this has been asked...I couldn't find the answer easily. I am using ubuntu Server 12.04 I can't write to a directory where my user SHOULD belong to the directory's group... total 12 -rw-rw-r-- 1 www-data root 30 Sep 17 13:34 index.php drwxrwxr-x 7 www-data root 4096 Sep 17 13:34 twentyeleven drwxrwxr-x 4 www-data root 4096 Sep 17 13:34 twentyten dp : dp adm cdrom sudo dip www-data plugdev lpadmin sambashare www-pub I am a noob to ubuntu so I am sure this is a mistake on my part. Please let me know if I need to provide more information. Thank you, dp (HowTos)