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Old 06-22-2003, 11:16 AM   #1
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Changing file permissions and attributes

I know it's probably everywhere under the Linux manuals and howtos, but I am not sure where to look. How do I change the attributs and permissions of a file? What command is that? I need to make a file not read-only so I can put a line in it real quick.
Old 06-22-2003, 11:30 AM   #2
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look up the command "chmod"
that is the equivalent to attrib in the windows environment :P
so at the prompt you can type "man chmod", or go to google and find out more info if the manual is not clear enough
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OK, like I said, it's probably in every manual and HOWTO for Linux, but I didn't know what command it was. Help me remember it Also, the razzbary is with a lower case P.


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