Assembling Linux Permissions one block at a time

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Permissions– the settings that govern who can make changes to files in which circumstance– is not an easy concept.  The confusion starts soon after the experience of seeing a file you created is suddenly not editable by you after you put it on the network share.   Today I learned that Linux permissions are assembled from different sources, and understanding how these pieces fit together has helped me create the environment I need.  Here are the basic blocks: (more…)

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