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SAMS Teach Yourself Unix in 10 Minutes by Robert Shimonski

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Summary

One more lesson to go! You have come a long way from just logging into Unix to now setting permissions on files and directories. You should be very proud to be a Unix user with some solid skills learned entirely from scratch. In our next lesson, we will wrap up the book with a few more high-end commands that you can experiment with and incorporate into your other lessons, such as scripting, for example.

In this lesson, you learned the purpose of permissions, owners, and groups, which is very important to know if you want to do more than just list data in a directory. Now you can read that list and understand who has access to what and how to set that access if needed. You now know how to do this not only by setting permissions as we did, ...

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