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Old 08-21-2009
Question what does "s" stand for in the permission list -rwsr-sr-x?

-rwsr-sr-x
I have a permission like this. What does s stand for and how do we represent this in numbers? like 755, 744 etc.,
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Old 08-21-2009
Search for set user id and have a read of this:

setuid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Regards
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Old 08-21-2009
It means that the setuid and setgid bits have been set.
Code:
chmod 6755  file


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