Directory permissions

Fabio Fracassi f.fracassi at
Wed Dec 6 02:50:33 PST 2000

On Wednesday 06 December 2000 09:49, you wrote:
> Hi
> I'm reading Linux From Scratch and I'm currently reading "Creating
> Directories" in Chapter 4.
> The author says that he didn't know if one should change the dir
> permissions of other dirs than root and tmp.
> Anyone know whether I should change directory permissions for other
> folders? If you know could you tell me what number I should use with chmod?
> Thanks.
> --

The numbers you can use are explained in the manpage of chmod, as are the 
symbols, which I find way easier. 


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