Re: file owned by nobody - free for all?

From: Lenard (lenard_at_127.0.0.1)
Date: 01/10/04


Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2004 18:55:02 GMT

On Sat, 10 Jan 2004 18:15:16 +0000, tudor typed:

> Hi!
>
> So I have this question. A file that is owned by the user nobody should
> or not be readeble by all users?
>
> ls -l
> -rw------- 1 nobody nobody 6 Jan 10 18:28 cool
>
> I can only open this file with root!

No, the permissions(-rw-------) are 600 the file has is only read write
for the owner (nobody) and of course root. Change the permissions as root
to something like (-rw-rw-r--); $ chmod 664 cool

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