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slackbook:filesystem_permissions [2012/10/15 20:16 (UTC)]
gerardo.zamudio [Permissions Overview] fixed minor typo
slackbook:filesystem_permissions [2012/10/15 21:05 (UTC)]
gerardo.zamudio Fixed various spelling mistakes
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 case, the permissions are rwxr-xr-x, the user is root and the group is case, the permissions are rwxr-xr-x, the user is root and the group is
 also root. The permissions section, while grouped together, is really also root. The permissions section, while grouped together, is really
-three seperate ​pieces. The first set of three letters are the+three separate ​pieces. The first set of three letters are the
 permissions granted to the user that owns the file. The second set of permissions granted to the user that owns the file. The second set of
 three are those granted to the group owner, and the final three are three are those granted to the group owner, and the final three are
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 By adding these values together, we can reach any number between 0 and By adding these values together, we can reach any number between 0 and
 7 and specify all possible permission combinations. For example, to 7 and specify all possible permission combinations. For example, to
-grant both read and write privilages ​while denying execute, we would+grant both read and write privileges ​while denying execute, we would
 use the number 6. The number 3 would grant write and execute use the number 6. The number 3 would grant write and execute
 permissions,​ but deny the ability to read the file. We must specify a permissions,​ but deny the ability to read the file. We must specify a
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 group, and //"​o"//​ for all others. You must also specify whether you are group, and //"​o"//​ for all others. You must also specify whether you are
 adding or removing permissions with the //"​+"//​ and //"​-"//​ signs. Multiple adding or removing permissions with the //"​+"//​ and //"​-"//​ signs. Multiple
-sets can be changed at once by seperating ​each with a comma.+sets can be changed at once by separating ​each with a comma.
  
  
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 soon as you look at the two files it modifies. Neither soon as you look at the two files it modifies. Neither
 ''/​etc/​passwd''​ nor ''/​etc/​shadow''​ ''/​etc/​passwd''​ nor ''/​etc/​shadow''​
-are writeable ​by anyone other than root. Since users need to change+are writable ​by anyone other than root. Since users need to change
 their personal information,​ **//​passwd//​** must be their personal information,​ **//​passwd//​** must be
 run as root in order to modify those files. run as root in order to modify those files.
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-Naturally, being a directory for the storage of temporary files sytem +Naturally, being a directory for the storage of temporary files system 
-wide, ''/​tmp''​ needs to be readable, ​writeable, and+wide, ''/​tmp''​ needs to be readable, ​writable, and
 executable by anyone and everyone. Since any user is likely to have a executable by anyone and everyone. Since any user is likely to have a
 file or two stored here at any time, it only makes good sense to file or two stored here at any time, it only makes good sense to

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