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Chmod 510

Chmod 510 (chmod a+rwx,u-w,g-rw,o-rwx) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can read, can't write and can execute. (G)roup can't read, can't write and can execute. (O)thers can't read, can't write and can't 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 510 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-w,g-rw,o-rwx folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 510

Chmod owner

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

Chmod group

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

Chmod other

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

How chmod 510 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 510 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: -r-x--x---

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 510 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: dr-x--x---