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Set permissions using numeric method

Set permissions using numeric method: Linux: Files and Permissions
Set permissions using numeric method: Linux: Files and Permissions

There are two different notations for setting permissions in Linux: numeric and symbolic. In numeric mode read has a value of 4, write is equal to 2 and execute is 1. To set permission using numeric mode a user will add up the values and assign the result to user owner, group owner and other using chmod.

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Business Network Administration IT Operating Systems Linux

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