Linux Password Trick With Immutable Bit Using chattr Command

Posted on in Categories Linux, RedHat/Fedora Linux, Security last updated April 26, 2004

You can make a file immutable on Linux with the help of utility called chattr. One can changes the file attributes on a Linux second extended file system. The operator + causes the selected attributes to be added to the existing attributes of the files; - causes them to be removed; and = causes them to be the only attributes that the files have.