How do you view a dir’s permissions?
ls -ld /the/dir
ls - list command l - long list, including permissions d - directory, not its contents
How do you read ls long results?
drwxrwx--- 5 mrdude farmers 4096 Sep 10 13:20 /the/dir
- type and permissions
- number of links/names
- owner user
- owner group
- month/date/time changed