How to Use Access Control Lists in Linux


Learn how ACLs can simplify the task of assigning permissions.

In Linux, “permissions are an important mechanism to govern who has access to files,” explains Shiwani Biradar. “If a file doesn’t grant permission to a user or a group, that user and group cannot access that file.”

This article demonstrates how to use access control lists (ACLs) to assign permissions for each unique user or group.

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