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|Originally Published: Thursday, 16 December 1999||Author: Joseph Kordish|
|Published to: news_learn_firststep/Firststep News||Page: 1/1 - [Printable]|
Linux File Permissions and Ownership
In a multi-user system you need a way to protect each user from another. One of the reasons for this is that a user can abuse the system for his needs, or be able to read/modify/kill another user's work. Even if you're using your Linux box in a single-user mode you need to protect yourself from making deadly mistakes that can kill your system.