Linux is a multi-user environment, so it's important to understand how to protect files from other people. Learn about file permissions in this video.
- [Instructor] On a multi-user system, …- [Instructor] On a multi user system, we need a way… we need a way of keeping users files …of keeping users files and system files secure from… and systems files secure … from unauthorized viewing and modification. … To do that, Linux has a system of permissions … that divide access to files up in to a few categories. …access to files up into a few catetories.…They define what users and groups of users can do with… They define what users … and groups of users can do with a file …a file and what kind of actions are allowed by each group.… and what kind of actions are allowed by each group. …As we can see when we list the files in a directory,… As we can see when we list the files in a directory, …there's a row of characters for each file.… there's a row of characters for each file. … This row is divided up into a few sections. …This row is divided up into a few sections.…
After the initial character, …After the initial character which represents the type…
- Exploring filesystems
- Installing Linux on a physical or virtual machine
- Working with files, directories, and links
- Finding files
- Handling input/output redirection
- Comparing text files and non-text files
- Compressing and decompressing files
- Configuring file permissions
- Managing the root account
- Accessing the command line remotely
- Transferring files
Skill Level Beginner
1. Install and Log Into Ubuntu
System documentation11m 21s
2. Working with Files in the Terminal
3. Security and Administration
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