Linux and Unix chown and chmod command security problem illustrated
Posted on in Categories Humourlast updated May 7, 2017
The chown command change file owner and group. The chmod command change file mode (bits) i.e. permission. A wrong permission can create problems on Linux or Unix-like system. It is clearly illustrated in this comic.
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