Originally Published: Monday, 10 April 2000 Author: Joseph Kordish
Published to: news_learn_firststep/Firststep News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

LinuxPapers.org: Users in Unix

With users and user groups you can manage access permissions to files, directories and for executing programs. One of the greatest differences between Windows 95/NT and Unix is that Unix has true different "users. In a Unix system each user can customise his or her working environment, and owns files and directories that are separate from those of other users.