How to configure Access Control Lists (ACLs) on Linux

Working with permissions on Linux is rather a simple task. You can define permissions for users, groups or others. This works really well when you work on a desktop PC or a virtual Linux instance which typically doesn’t have a lot of users, or when users don’t share files among themselves. However, what if you […]
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How to mount NFS share as a regular user

In order to allow a regular user to mount NFS share, you can do the following. On the NFS client host (e.g., 10.1.1.20), update /etc/fstab as root. $ sudo vi /etc/fstab 10.1.1.10:/export/alice /home/alice/Desktop/mnt nfs rw,noauto,user 0 0 In the above, “user” allows a non-root user to mount, and “noauto” means no automatic mount on boot. […]
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