Originally Published: Tuesday, 5 June 2001 Author: Larry Reckner
Published to: tuneup_tips/Tips Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Quick schooling in permissions

This is more of a unix user tuneup, than system tuneup but I've seen that quite a few people don't really know about permissions -- their power, potential and pitfalls, so here is a quick refresher.
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May the linux gods forgive me for this, but the truth is that linux is not perfect. Linux inherited a small flaw from unix in that if a user has read permissions on a...