Linux 101: What is the SUID permission?

In this Linux 101, Jack Wallen explains the SUID permission bit. 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. .

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