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File Permissions in Linux

Dec 04, 2007, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Borys Musielak for this link. ]

"In our 'Advanced Console Tricks' series we have already covered subjects like Getting help and Processes management. Now it's time to understand how the file permissions work. In this article we're going to cover topics such as the basics of Linux file access rights, useful commands that allow you to manage file permissions, as well as numerical and special access modes.

"From its beginnings, UNIX was multi-user environment. This feature enforced the implementation of some security mechanisms to secure data and the whole system from unauthorized access..."

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