Most current file systems have methods of assigning permissions or access rights to specific users and groups of users. These systems control the ability of the users to view or make changes to the contents of the filesystem.
Definition of "Permissions" by Chat GPT: Permissions refer to the specific access rights granted to a user or group of users to perform certain actions or activities within a system or software. These access rights may include read, write, execute, delete, modify or any other activities that can be performed within the system. Permissions are used to ensure security, privacy and confidentiality of data and to prevent unauthorized access or misuse of resources.« Back to Glossary Index