ITM 12 – Linux Essentials Blog Post #2

Permissions: If you issue the ls -l for a certain file, there will be 10 characters like so: -rw-r–r–. The characters from 2-4 are the permissions for the file owner, 5-7 are for the group that owns said file, and 8-10 are for the “others” or everybody that doesn’t fit into the first two categories. […]