What does chmod 666 do? chmod 666 file/folder means that all users can read and write but cannot execute the file/folder; chmod 777 file/folder allows all actions for all users; chmod 744 file/folder allows only user (owner) to do all actions; group and other users are allowed only to read.
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 774 mean? The command ‘chmod’ is used to change the file permissions using the terminal. The command ‘chmod’ provides file permission 777 to read, write, and execute for all privileged users and the file permission 774 is the default to read, write, and execute for all the users.
What does chmod 400? chmod 400 myfile – Gives the user read permission, and removes all other permission. These permissions are specified in octal, the first char is for the user, second for the group and the third is for other.