A foundational lesson in using a Linux Command Line Interface (CLI) is understanding permissions. Enabling a user or a group to read, open or execute a file is a powerful tool and detrimental if you’re not aware of the permissions granted. In this ACG Fundamentals lesson, Gwyn demonstrates how to use chmod to change the access to a file or folder so that you can assign users with the correct permissions.
0:24 How to manage permissions with the CLI
0:59 How to read listing details
3:11 How to grant permissions
4:50 How to remove permissions
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