In this section we’ll learn about how to set Linux permissions on files and directories. Permissions specify what a particular person may or may not do with respect to a file or directory. As such, permissions are important in creating a secure environment. For instance you don’t want other people to be changing your files and you also want system files to be safe from damage (either accidental or deliberate). Luckily, permissions in a Linux system are quite easy to work with. Continue reading