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How to check permissions in the terminal???
well as the question implies, how in fact, does one go about checking for such information from the terminal? I mean, I know that I can simply obtain this information from a grphical file manager such as the "Rox-Filer", which I already have installed. However, I would like to know for my own personal reference, and of course for any nOOb who is seeking the same information .
Use the ls -l command from the command line interface.
This will give you permissions for all of the files and directories in the current directory.
The command pwd will give you the name of the current directory.
Additional information can be found in the man ls pages.