In the previous two posts we looked at the basic permissions for Linux File System and the umask concept and how that works. In this post, we will look at special permissions for Linux File System. The basic permissions are great and we can do a lot with them but then there are times when […]
In the previous post Linux File System Permissions – Basics we learned about the basic permissions on files and folders. How does the system know what are the default permissions when you create a file/folder? Let’s create a new file as an ordinary user.
[anna@localhost ~]$ touch examplefile
[anna@localhost ~]$ ls -l
-rw-rw-r--. 1 anna anna 0 Jun 29 15:03 examplefile
So, I added a file called examplefile as user anna. The […]