|[Home] [Credit Search] [Category Browser] [Staff Roll Call]||The LINUX.COM Article Archive|
|Originally Published: Tuesday, 5 June 2001||Author: Larry Reckner|
|Published to: tuneup_tips/Tips||Page: 1/1 - [Std View]|
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.
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...