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Chapter 3. Unix Basics for Mac OS X > Changing Permissions for a File or Direct...

Changing Permissions for a File or Directory

Unix includes a command for setting file or directory permissions: chmod. Although this command can be a bit complicated, it is important. The security of your files and subdirectories depends on its proper usage.

The chmod command uses the following syntax:


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