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Why does Joomla change the file permissions on installation of plugins?

By default, the file permissions on Joomla extracted files are 644 and the folder permissions are 755. If you're seeing something different, then, as @jdog mentioned above, you will need check your ...
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Why does Joomla change the file permissions on installation of plugins?

Maybe check your PHP fpm configuration. This answer describes how umask is set https://stackoverflow.com/a/21319941/123594
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How to define Joomla permissions programmatically?

I have been meaning to provide an update for some time. I solved this problem with two pull requests to CiviCRM a few months ago. My memory is fading, and I might have some of the Joomla terminology ...
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How to define Joomla permissions programmatically?

I realise that this is a bit late but … Yes, it is possible for extensions to define their own permissions, as really the "permissions" are fundamentally just strings. However, the standard method ...
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Cannot find a way to update Joomla from 3.3.6

You are probably an Administrator and not the Super User, you can check your account at Users->Manage, that's why you don't have access to all Joomla functions. You can try to manually update Joomla ...
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Creating articles in front end. Status field is disabled and articles remain unpublished

Joomla ACL 1. Edit State Privilege In order for a user to be able to set/switch the publishing status of a content item (published/unpublished etc), they need to have the Edit State permission ...
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using git to clone site and getting "mkdir() permission denied" error

To set files and directories to chmod 777 or even chmod 770 is not a good idea on a production system. Every webserver system like apache2, nginx can be configured to work with a special user and ...
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JFolder::create: Could not create directory

You can change the owner of Joomla folders to your apache server user. You can find the apache server user with the following command: ps aux | grep -v root | grep apache | cut -d\ -f1 | sort | ...
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Occasional 403 errors when saving articles

A 403 error denotes that the operation/task is not permitted. This is usually comes from strict permissions, or security settings posed by the server e.g. a firewall, or it can be due to file ...
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Own Module - Integrate ACL Check (in Ajax Call)

Yes you do need to check the permissions in your Ajax-handling code. The way you would do this would be to follow the pattern in the Joomla MVC FormController, where it uses the Joomla User authorise ...
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Who can Empty Trash? (J4)

As you may be aware, when you put things into the Trash you're just changing the state of the article, and to do this you require the Edit State permission. When you're emptying the Trash you're ...
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Running a python script within a Joomla 4 component gets return value of 2. How do I get Joomla to run the script successfully?

Component not running python script, return value 2 Turns out PHP files inherit Joomla's working directory. The cwd ends up as the Joomla's working directory so /path/to/joomla just for clarity this ...
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How can I create multiple users that can only edit and create articles/categories for their own permission group?

What I would suggest is the following: Set up user groups for each of the companies and set the users of that company to belong to that company user group, and only that company user group. You'll ...
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Why are all permissions allowed for every user group

It's because you've granted Super User access to Public (4th permission down). Change that to "Not Set" and then reload the web page.
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Create a Joomla Access Level to manage users in a particular Group

Using the standard core functions it is not possible to to restrict the ability to manage users of a particular user group, in your example Group A. I would say that it might be possible with some ...
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How to prevent the modification of a customized module?

You would need to build a custom plugin to do that. The way to approach this is to leverage on the Joomla check-in/check-out feature to check-in your modules when you edit them and permanently keep ...
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Custom User-Group: Giving access to users component administration

I can not reproduce this on a Joomla! 3.7.2. The steps below are what I did. Can you follow them and report back if this works for you? Created the Custom User-group, it is a child of the Public - ...
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Cannot query Joomla database as a guest user

Finally I managed to resolve the issue. It was my mistake when generating the query. I used $db->quoteName('something') instead of $db->quote('something') which resulted in a wrong query (I ...
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How to give logged in users more content availability in Joomla 3+?

Just assign the users to the basic registered user group and in your login module and or menu item it will allow you to choose a redirect after successful login and logout. Simply choose the page your ...
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Creating articles in front end. Status field is disabled and articles remain unpublished

You can give to an author the power to publish immediatly an article : ARTICLE > PArameters > Right for Author : turn "Change the status" to allowed (no Disallowed) Then when an ...
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