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Cannot enter "chmod" in questions and answers

For some reason, when trying to include "chmod" followed directly by a space and "u+x" or "771" etc, the askbot engine gives an error.

The chmod problem is discussed at:

Someone however managed to post this answer in 2014-01:

What change in Askbot introduced this problem? Can this problem be fixed?

slelievre's avatar
asked 2016-01-11 07:48:06 -0500, updated 2016-08-16 11:21:17 -0500
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This error is caused due to incorrect permissions provided to Apache / NGINX web server that leads to 500 error. This is not an AskBot error...

gopalraha's avatar
answered 2016-08-17 12:01:33 -0500, updated 2016-08-17 12:05:31 -0500
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Thank you for this hint. Note that the best place to discuss the issue is on the GitHub repo for Askbot at .

slelievre's avatar slelievre (2016-08-18 03:20:36 -0500) edit

@gopalhraha could you provide more detail?

slelievre's avatar slelievre (2016-11-09 04:39:00 -0500) edit
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