What are the meaning of 777 755 644 and 400 in access permission setting of Unix file system? 777 – all can read/write/execute (full access). 755 – owner can read/write/execute, group/others can read/execute. 644 – owner can read/write, group/others can read only.
How do I check user permissions in Linux?
- Using id command. You can check the current logged In user id and group id using below id command.
- Using sudo command.
- Using umask command.
- Using groups command.
- Using chmod command.
- Using chown command.
What does chmod 766 mean? About Chmod
chmod is a unix command that means “change mode” on a file. The -R flag means to apply the change to every file and directory inside of wp-content . 766 is the mode we are changing the directory to, it means that the directory is readable and writable by WordPress and any and all other users on your system.
How do I see all files with 777 permissions? find /home/ -perm 777 -type f
This command will list all the files inside the home directory that has 777 permissions.