Users, Groups, and Other Linux Beasts

Posted by bob on Jul 11, 2018 1:15 AM EDT - Original Content; By Paul Brown
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In a nutshell: you use permissions to establish who can do stuff to files and directories and what they can do with each file and directory -- read from it, write to it, move it, erase it, etc. To try everything this tutorial covers, you'll need to create a new user on your system. Let's be practical and make a user for anybody who needs to borrow your computer, that is, what we call a guest account.

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