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Linux Permissions Issue (Can't Upload)

Last Modified: 2015-12-11
My user is tom.

my folder structure is setup like such:


/var/www/domain1 are set as root:root.
public_html is set to www-data:www-data

I added my user tom to www-data (and did login/logoff)

When I attempt to upload to public_html, I get an access denied error.

What do I need to do to upload to this folder?
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