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Chmod 2023

Chmod 2023 (chmod a+rwx,u-rwx,g-rx,o-r,ug+s,+t,u-s,-t) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can't read, can't write and can't execute. (G)roup can't read, can write and can't execute. (O)thers can't read, can 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 2023 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-rwx,g-rx,o-r,ug+s,+t,u-s,-t folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 2023

Chmod owner

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

Chmod group

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

Chmod other

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

How chmod 2023 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 2023 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: -----wS-wx

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 2023 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: d----wS-wx