users and groups help

Kevin O'Gorman kogorman at
Sat Sep 24 18:03:59 UTC 2011

On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 8:43 AM, Ioannis Vranos <ioannis.vranos at>wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 6:03 PM, Kevin O'Gorman <kogorman at>
> wrote:
>  > [Snipped yet another typo]
 You first assign group with rwx permissions, and then you assign it with no
> permissions.
> Correct.  My apologies all around.  I was trying to correct a mistake and
made one of my own.  Sigh.
I pasted the wrong thing.  It had an extra "g" and should have been  as it
was in the sample commands:
% chmod ug=rwx,o=  x

> I think this is nonsense, regarding the original poster's question.
> Maybe, but the original answer also contained nonsense, and I felt it
needed correction. I did it badly, though.

Kevin O'Gorman, PhD
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