In computing, permissions (often called "privileges," "access rights" or just "rights") are rules associated with objects on a computer or network. Permissions determine which objects can access which objects, and to what extent.

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chef remote_directory permissions

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Windows: application has rights to folder to which user that run it does not

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Permission Denied (Publickey) from OS X to Ubuntu

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SELinux - first attempt to restrict file by type - fails to fail

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Deny public folder access by default

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Is using su to drop root in shell scripts a security risk?

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