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More on File Permissions

More on File Permissions

What you can and can't do with a file, as defined by your username or group name, is pretty much wrapped up in four little letters. Look at the following listing (using ls -l) for an example. The permissions are at the beginning of each line.

-rw-r--r--  1 mgagne mgagne      937 May 17 13:22 conf_details
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root   root   45916220 Apr  4 12:25 gimp
-rw-r--r--  1 root   root        826 Feb 12 09:43 mail_test
-rw-r--r--  1 mgagne mgagne    44595 May 17 13:22 sk_open.jpg


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