users and groups help
ioannis.vranos at gmail.com
Sat Sep 24 15:43:44 UTC 2011
On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 6:03 PM, Kevin O'Gorman <kogorman at gmail.com> wrote:
> Synopsis: clarify 'chmod' usage
> On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 7:18 AM, Ioannis Vranos <ioannis.vranos at gmail.com>
>> ==> No, chmod 770 is equivalent to chmod u=rwx,go=
> No it's not. It's equivalent to chmod ug=rwx,go=
? You first assign group with rwx permissions, and then you assign it
with no permissions.
>> > If you want the group to have read/write access to the directory, and
>> ==> be able to see the directory when listing files and directories, you
>> > should give as root:
>> > chmod g=rwx DirectoryName
>> > chmod g+rwx DirectoryName
> This should not be necessary. Follow the other advice about running in a
> new login after changing group membership.
> To verify the chmod usage, observe:
I think this is nonsense, regarding the original poster's question.
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