What does chmod 555 mean? What Does Chmod 555 Mean? Setting a file’s permissions to 555 makes it so that the file cannot be modified at all by anyone except the system’s superuser (learn more about the Linux superuser).
What does chmod 111 do? Chmod example
Start from the owner’s access – we want them to be able to read, write, and execute, so we can write this symbolically as rwx. This is our first triad. As we let the owner do all three actions, its binary code is 111. In the octal numeral system, it is the same as 7 (1112 = 1 * 22 + 1 * 21 + 1* 20 = 78).
What does chmod 764 do? ‘764’ absolute code says the following: Owner can read, write and execute. Usergroup can read and write. World can only read.
What does chmod 664 do? chmod 664 is equivalent to only owner and his group members can write, others are only allowed to read. chmod 644 means only the owner are allowed to write/modify, read-only for others (group) included. There is no number 7 or 5 in the chmod number, which means no one are allowed to execute the file.