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Special directory bits: SGID and Sticky

Special directory bits: SGID and Sticky: Linux: Files and Permissions
Special directory bits: SGID and Sticky: Linux: Files and Permissions

Special directory bits in Linux add group owner inheritance as well as the sticky bit which keeps users from deleting or renaming files that don't belong to them. SGID bit is responsible for creating the only inheritance in standard Linux permissions. Any file created inside an SGID directory will inherit the group owner of the parent directory.

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