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  1. #1

    changing special mods using chmod

    hi every one. first post
    so I've been looking how to change special mods (uid/gid/sticky) with chmod command. i found out how to do that with numbers like this chmod 2755 file .
    but what i'm asking is how to change with characters.
    you know, like this chmod -R u+w,go-w docs
    thanks in advance, new to unix

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    Dec 2013
    Victoria, B.C. Canada
    The sticky bit uses t symbolically and the setuid/gid uses s.

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