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Old 03-13-2003, 10:28 PM   #1
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Change mode

I have run the statemnt "chmod u+s /usr/bin/passwd "

but the mode of the file /usr/bin/passwd is still capital letter "S" ,

-r-Sr--r-- , how can make it to small letter ? thx.
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Re: Change mode

Originally posted by ust
I have run the statemnt "chmod u+s /usr/bin/passwd "

but the mode of the file /usr/bin/passwd is still capital letter "S" ,

-r-Sr--r-- , how can make it to small letter ? thx.
That seems like it should have worked. Have you tried:

chmod 4511 /usr/bin/passwd

Just what is the user permission ``S'' supposed to provide anyway? I've never seen it before and cannot find any mention of it in the man or info pages for chmod.



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