Computer Science - Unix - Discussion

Discussion :: Unix - Section 2 (Q.No.20)


Which of the following commands is used to assign executable permission to the owner of the file named "note"?

[A]. chmod g+x note
[B]. chmod u+w note
[C]. chmod u+x note
[D]. chmod ugo+x note
[E]. None of the above

Answer: Option C


Users selection:

u - user: the owner of the file.
g - group: users who are members of the file's group.
o - others: users who are not the owner of the file or members of the group.
a - all: all three of the above, is the same as ugo.


r - read
w - write
x - execute

So, u+x => Execute (x) permission to Owner (u).

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