Tag Archives: user

Assigning and removing file access permissions

By | July 7, 2016

In a previous post we’ve look at the different types of access (privileges) different users of a Linux system have. When every file is created there’re some permissions that are automatically assigned by the system to such file and they include read, write and execute permissions. The following table summarizes the permissions available for files… Read More »

The Linux User

By | July 4, 2016

An average PC user would normally understand the ‘user’ concept of operating that PC. Every person that logs in to a computer system is recognized by that system as a “user”, and such a user has certain privileges (operations he or she can carry out) that is assigned to him/her automatically by the system. This… Read More »