What is the command chown in Linux?

What is the command chown? The command chown is used to change a file, directory, or link ownership. All files have associating users or group owners.   Command syntax: chown [OPTIONS] USER[:GROUP] FILE(s)   [OPTIONS] – options can be added. [USER] – username or the numeric user ID of the new file owner. [:] –

What is the command chown in Linux?2022-10-15T16:46:19-07:00

Chmod Linux Permissions

Permissions are split into three classes: User Group Other Files and directories are owned by the user.   There are two notations of permissions, Symbolic Notation and Octal Notation. Symbolic Notation: Read (r) : The read permission allows you to open and read the content of a file. But you can't do any editing or modification

Chmod Linux Permissions2022-10-03T16:07:23-07:00


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