LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Linux Power User Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 03-01-2010, 11:06 AM   #16
GazL
Senior Member
 
Registered: May 2008
Posts: 4,188
Blog Entries: 5

Rep: Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623

You're welcome grob. Happy to help.
 
Old 03-01-2010, 11:46 AM   #17
GazL
Senior Member
 
Registered: May 2008
Posts: 4,188
Blog Entries: 5

Rep: Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623Reputation: 1623
Quote:
Originally Posted by grob115 View Post
Thanks. This is a good thing to visualize. So basically in UNIX/Linux systems, the ownership and permission of the immediate parent and of the item itself is what matters, not the ownership and permission of say two levels up.
correct, except that the permissions of any of the levels above may stop you from navigating to the immediate parent but that's more of an indirect consequence.

Specifically, you'll need 'x' permissions on all directories all the way down from the root.

Last edited by GazL; 03-01-2010 at 11:48 AM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Folder and file permission zion_rulz Linux - Newbie 5 07-09-2009 04:02 PM
Folder/File Permission??? ajeetraina Linux - Newbie 3 05-30-2008 04:25 AM
File/Folder permission with ntfs-3g replica9000 Linux - General 1 10-09-2007 03:31 AM
Permission - Folder vs. File XaViaR Linux - General 23 01-28-2006 08:54 PM
File, Folder permission and SAMBA Steve1445 Linux - Newbie 2 01-15-2004 03:13 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:48 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration