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Chmod 5401

Chmod 5401 (chmod a+rwx,u-wx,g-rwx,o-rw,ug+s,+t,g-s) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can read, can't write and can't execute. (G)roup can't 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 5401 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-wx,g-rwx,o-rw,ug+s,+t,g-s folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 5401

Chmod owner

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

Chmod group

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

Chmod other

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

How chmod 5401 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 5401 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: -r-S-----t

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 5401 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: dr-S-----t