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Modifying File and Folder Access Permissions on Linux

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One of the most common administrative tasks is setting owner and group identities and access permissions on various parts of your file system to restrict access and keep your system secure. Let's say, for example, you wanted to change the permissions on all the files on your data partition that we just set up in a previous article. You would tell it to change the permissions on the folder that contains the files, and you would tell it to execute the command recursively...

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