change file permission modes (symbolic notation)

chmod rwxrw-r-- /path/to/file
This is equivalent to $chmod 754 /path/to/file The 3 first symbol represent permissions for the file's owner (read/write/execute). Symbols 4-5-6 represent permissions for the file's group (read/write) Symboles 7-8-9 represent permissions for other users (read-only) Owner permissions can be altered with $chmod u+rw (give r/w permissions) Group permissions can be altered with $chmod g-w (remove write permission) Other users' permissions can be altered with $chmod o-rwx (remove r/w/execute permissions) Permissions for ALL can be altered with $chmod a+rwx (give everyone full permissions)

By: lolssl
2015-10-01 19:59:45

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