[kwlug-disc] Access rights to file/folder

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 28 15:47:36 EDT 2010


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Raul Suarez

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--- On Wed, 7/28/10, Eric Gerlach <eric+kwlug at gerlach.ca> wrote:

> From: Eric Gerlach <eric+kwlug at gerlach.ca>
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Access rights to file/folder
> To: "kwlug-disc" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Received: Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 3:22 PM
> Excerpts from Raul Suarez's message
> of Wed Jul 28 15:10:00 -0400 2010:
> > In Windows you can select who has access to a
> file/folder, by selecting either ACLs (groups) or user IDs
> from the local computer or the domain.
> > 
> > In Linux, as far as I know, each file belongs to ONE
> user and ONE group. So if you need access, you are either
> the user-owner or you get added to the owner-group.
> > 
> > Is there a way in Linux to grant access to a specific
> file for a specific user without making it member of the
> owner-group
> > 
> > Or alternatively: how is the fine-grain access problem
> solved under Linux?
> 
> man setfacl
> man getfacl
> 
> Apologies for glib response.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Eric
> 
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