bash check permissions

check ownership and permissions for absolute path easily

I couldn’t count times when asking someone to check permissions in Linux for some file I was given answer which was something like:

[root@linux ~]# ls -l /var/log/httpd/access_log
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 17245040 Mar 13 13:38 /var/log/httpd/access_log
[root@linux ~]#

So all looks good – file is readable. But is it really?

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