Skill

Work with Linux Permissions and Ownership

August 2019 with Shawn Powers

  • Intermediate
  • 9 videos
  • 49 mins
Join Shawn Powers as he teaches you how to read and assign file and folder permissions on the Linux command line.

Learn how to use symbolic notation and octal notation, how to use access control lists (ACLs), and how to use sudo and su. Gain an understanding of Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux), AppArmor, user types, and group types.

This skill is part of a series that will prepare you for CompTIA's XK0-004 exam, the one exam that must be passed to receive the Linux+ certification.

Recommended Experience
  • Basic familiarity with Linux
  • Ability to create and manage virtual machines
Recommended Equipment
  • Virtualization platform supporting 64bit systems
Related Certifications
  • CompTIA Linux+ Certification
Related Job Functions
  • System administrator
  • Network administrator
  • Technician
  • DevOps
Shawn Powers has been a CBT Nuggets trainer since 2009 and his areas of expertise include Linux and Chef technologies. He's earned LPIC-1 and CompTIA Linux+ certifications, and is an associate editor for Linux Journal.
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