File permissions

Rashkae ubuntu at
Sat Feb 20 06:49:38 UTC 2010

Dick Dowdell wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm not really a newbie, but I apparently understand less about Linux file
> permissions than I thought.
> I have a file with the following permissions  -rwxrw-r-x user1:groupa
> When logged in as a user in "groupa", why can't I edit that file?
> Thanks,
> Dick Dowdell
> 508-498-7919/508-528-4018

I don't know, but it's not because of the file permissions.  At least, 
not as is in your e-mail.

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