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Chmod 6523

Chmod 6523 (chmod a+rwx,u-w,g-rx,o-r,ug+s,+t,-t) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can read, can't write and can 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 6523 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-w,g-rx,o-r,ug+s,+t,-t folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 6523

Chmod owner

  • Owner can read
  • Owner can't write
  • Owner can 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 6523 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 6523 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: -r-s-wS-wx

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 6523 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: dr-s-wS-wx