chmod ... not "CHMOD" UNIX-like OS are very fetishist about precision. "chmod", "Chmod" and "CHMOD" are *NOT* the same thing. Just to mention this. Always make sure you keep an eye on upper case and lower case letters. Many newcomers get frustrated because they e.g. can't find files or the commands they were given somewhere in a forum "don't work" ... well, as I said: UNIX-like OS differentiate between upper case and lower case letters. One false upper or lower case letter in the wrong place and all of sudden unexpected things may happendm_fw wrote: CHMOD 700
If you are the owner of a directory (or a file ..) you can change the permissions yourself. You can even lock yourself out ... So please make sure you apply those numbers correctly! Please read the manual pages:dm_fw wrote: as root or as the user?
Newcomers are often tempted to do everything as superuser "root" ... *THIS* will definitely cause issues (e.g. work as root all the time) sooner or later.dm_fw wrote: I assume the user, but want to make sure I do cause issues!
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