Files have attributes and file permissions, which are basic security settings on the file to prevent users accessing or modifying the files. Here are some examples of file permissions:
- read only (user can read but not write to the file)
- write (user can write to the file)
- execute (user can run the program).
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It is important to note that files should be set with file permissions appropriate for their function. For example, if a file should only be read, set it as read only.
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