RenichBon
Mission Specialist
Mission Specialist
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rh124-9.0 - ch07s05: removing special permissions

Well, it says here that you should be able to remove a special permission using:

 

chmod 0770 example

 

This isn't true. One should use:

 

# in simbolic
chmod g-s example

# or, in octal
chmod 00770 example
chmod =770 example

 

 

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Chetan_Tiwary_
Moderator
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Hello @RenichBon !

Thank you for reporting this to us. 

You are right about removing the special permissions from directories require extra leading 0 :  man chmod :

Screenshot from 2023-09-28 00-56-13.png

 

I will flag this with our course development team.

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