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Learn how to work with users, via groups and access control lists in this tutorial.

How to Manage Users with Groups in Linux

When you administer a Linux machine that houses multiple users, there might be times when you need to take more control over those users than the basic user tools offer. This idea comes to the fore especially when you need to manage permissions for certain users. Say, for example, you have a...
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How Do Groups Work on Linux?

Hello! Last week, I thought I knew how users and groups worked on Linux. Here is what I thought: Every process belongs to a user (like julia) When a process tries to read a file owned by a group, Linux a) checks if the user julia can access the file, and b) checks which groups julia belongs to, and...
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