Multiple user permission on a folder

Posted on 2006-07-19
Last Modified: 2012-05-05

      How can i give access to more user on a folder? so far what i know chown will only chown for one user, and if you chown for another user, the previous chown user will lost permission to that folder.

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mostenscer earned 200 total points
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well i know thats not what you looking for but u can put those users in a group and then assign group permissions it should

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antoxa earned 300 total points
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yes this right
useradd -g users -d /home/user1 -s /bin/bash user1
useradd -g users -d /home/user2 -s /bin/bash user2
mkdir /home/users
chown -R user1:users /home/users
chmod -R 775 /home/users

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