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Chmod 631

Chmod 631 (chmod a+rwx,u-x,g-r,o-rw) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can read, can write and can't execute. (G)roup can't read, can write and can 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 631 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-x,g-r,o-rw folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 631

Chmod owner

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

Chmod group

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

Chmod other

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

How chmod 631 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 631 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: -rw--wx--x

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 631 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: drw--wx--x