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Chmod 6161

Chmod 6161 (chmod a+rwx,u-rw,g-x,o-rw,ug+s,+t,-t) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can't read, can't write and can execute. (G)roup can read, can 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 6161 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-rw,g-x,o-rw,ug+s,+t,-t folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 6161

Chmod owner

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

Chmod group

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

Chmod other

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

How chmod 6161 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 6161 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: ---srwS--x

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 6161 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: d--srwS--x