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Feb 09, 2005, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roderick W. Smith)

"If you've used Linux for a long time, you're probably quite familiar with file permissions. Indeed, managing permissions is a critical part of managing a Linux system.

"In general, you should provide minimal access whenever possible. Every user (or group) should have just enough permissions and no more.

"However, providing appropriate permissions to each user is often complicated by the permission scheme itself..."

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