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Setting file permissions

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To change a file's permissions to a specific value, use this command:

    % chmod who=value file...
where who specifies the type of user that these permissions apply to: and value gives the new permission values:

For example:


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See also: Changing file permissions; Limiting file access to specific people
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John Shipman, john@nmt.edu
Last updated: 1995/12/04 19:39:34 UT
URL: http://www.nmt.edu/tcc/help/unix/chmodset.html
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