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Chmod 141

Chmod 141 (chmod a+rwx,u-rw,g-wx,o-rw) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can't read, can't write and can execute. (G)roup can read, can't write and can't execute. (O)thers can't read, can't write and can execute.

Owner Rights (u) Group Rights (g) Others Rights (o)
Read (4)
Write (2)
Execute (1)
Extra chmod command options







Use the octal CHMOD Command:

chmod -R 141 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-rw,g-wx,o-rw folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 141

Chmod owner

  • Owner can't read
  • Owner can't write
  • Owner can execute

Chmod group

  • Group can read
  • Group can't write
  • Group can't execute

Chmod other

  • Others can't read
  • Others can't write
  • Others can execute

How chmod 141 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 141 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: ---xr----x

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 141 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: d--xr----x