I understand why permissions are useful and necessary in systems, but at times, they are a royal pain in the proverbial! If I had a pancake for every times I've moved non-sensitive movie, music etc files to or from a USB, or across a LAN, and ended up with weird permissions issues about who can read them, or rename them, or move them between folders, or delete them, I would have massive stack of pancakes.

Right now, I'm trying to teach myself to use for backups. I'm using -a to preserve a few symlinks in my folders (eg for associating photos in a photos folder with related project files in a records folder), and hitting all sorts of weird permissions errors. Argggggghhhh! :<

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