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Take Control of Permissions in Mac OS X: Tiger Edition
Solve quirky problems, increase privacy, and share files better by managing Mac OS X permissions.
Compatibility info: This ebook covers Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and earlier versions of Mac OS X. To learn about controlling permissions in later versions of Mac OS X, read the FAQ tab below.
Permissions problems got you down? Turn to Unix expert Brian Tanaka's unique guide to the permissions that control access to your files, folders, and disks. Learn how to keep files private, set Ignore Permissions, repair permissions, and delete stuck files. Advanced concepts include the sticky bit, access control lists, bit masks, and symbolic vs. absolute ways to set permissions. Take control of permissions via the Finder, with Mac utilities, and using the command line.
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