chmod is used to change the commonly used read, write, and execute permissions on files. It can change these permission bits for the file owner, the file's group owner, and everyone else. It can also change the more esoteric ‘permissions’ (attributes, reall) like set-user-ID, set-group-ID, and ...
I tried to rsh a shell script from OpenVms to a Red Hat linux. It seems that it is not executed. I created the shell script in OpenVms and Ftp it to the linux. I then ls -la the folder in linux: ...
I'm trying to upgrade to the latest version of DokuWiki, and I'm finding that the easiest way to do this is to install the upgrade plugin and just click a few buttons. But there are permissions ...
When I write: chmod g=rws,u=rwx,o=rx folder_name I get: drwxrwSr-x But S is not the same as s, right?
Well, to be specific, it was chmod -R 755. Now every file is executable, which I don't want. I am thinking that I should look at the first two bytes of each file for the #!, but will this cover ...
Sometimes I see chmod commands that use four octal digits instead of three -- what is the optional first digit for? For example, chmod 777 is equivalent to chmod a+rwx; what's the same command for ...
Using chmod I could set the permissions for a file, but if the parent ( .. ) directory had conflicting permissions, what would happen? And if I create a new file, using touch or something similiar, ...