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Old 08-13-2002
sticky bit

What command string would you use to set the sticky bit on a directory that you own?
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Old 08-13-2002
You can use

% chmod 1755 yourdir
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Old 08-22-2002
Also check out the man chmod manpage. It gives a full explanation of various bit settings.

Miscellaneous mode bits:

4000 (= u=s) Set user ID on file execution (file only)
2000 (= g=s) Set group ID on file execution (file only)
1000 (= u=t) Set sticky bit; see below and chmod(2)




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