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/etc/sudoers is world writable and unable to change permissions on macOS M1

/etc/sudoers should be owned by root and have a group of wheel with 0440 permissions. To reinstate this, do: osascript -e 'do shell script "chmod 0440 /etc/sudoers;chown root:wheel /etc/sudoers&...
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Mac daemon not able to run bash script

For anyone else struggling with fdautil (as I was), you need to set the command from the command line before it will work from launchcontrol. For example: sudo /usr/local/bin/fdautil set daemon LABEL /...
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Preview signature annotation: Without the owner password, you do not have permission to create or modify annotations in the document

The PDF has been 'secured' with a password by the bank. If you click on Tools > Show Inspector in Preview (Command I) and then click on the padlock tab, you will see something like this: which ...
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Others can't edit a file after creating a file and copying it to Mac Server 5.7.1

All good I found the answer here, thanks for helping: Network Share set permissions don't work chmod +a "group:staff allow list,add_file,search,add_subdirectory,delete_child,readattr,...
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My username for remote ftp access is different from my macos username and Finder will not let me edit the files

The usernames were not the problem. The access to ftp in Finder (at least in Catalina) simply does not provide write access to the remote files. I have now installed Filezilla. More info at a similar ...
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You do not have permission to open the application “Anaconda-Navigator”

From the information here. The app is not in /Applications but is on a backupdrive. I would undo the moves you made or reinstall the application
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A few apps constantly asking for location permissions, even though I grant them access every time

I had a phone call with Apple Support today, and these steps seem to fix my issue (so far). Restart Mac into safe mode (restart, and hold SHIFT during boot before Apple Logo appears) While in safe ...
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How to delete a system file as an admin

You can issue the: csrutil disable command to disable System Integrity Mode (SIM). then, while in recovery mode stil: sudo rm -rf /target Disabling SIM is generally frowned upon and I recommend ...
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