Users and Groups

  • James Turnbull


Chapter 3 introduced Linux basics and the concepts of users and collections of users called groups. We explained how users and groups own files and objects. We also demonstrated how that ownership, in combination with permissions, controls access to those files and objects. Users and groups are also used to initiate and run processes.


Command Line Configuration File Authentication Process User Account Home Directory 
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© James Turnbull, Peter Lieverdink, Dennis Matotek 2009

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