[Tutor] set the mode of a file

hcohen2 hcohen2 at comcast.net
Mon Mar 1 09:53:41 EST 2004

Kirk Bailey wrote:

> I want to set the mode of a text file to 666. How do I do it?
Assuming Linux/UNIX

$ chmod 666 <file name>   /* Means read write for file owner, group, 
public [i.e. any user] is that what you really want? */

Explanation: 4 - read, 2 - write and 1 - executable, I usually make mine 
755 on this one user machine.

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