Linux 101: What is the SUID permission?

If you’re new to Linux administration, you’ve probably already started learning about file permissions. If I said “drwxrwxr-x,” you’d know what that meant. It’s simple: A directory with owner and group read, write, execute permissions, but only read and execute permissions for everyone else. . That’s not the be-all, end all for permissions.

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