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unix permissions to add info to an existing file?

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2)What are the strictly necessary permissions needed to add info to an existing file??(I need to know the permissions on the file as well as on the folder that the file is contained in)
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by:Tintin
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If you are the owner, then the minimum perms you need are 200 on a file and 100 on a directory.
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by:yuzh
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Please do:
man chmod
to learn how to set the file permissions, also have a look at:
http://www.empowermentzone.com/unxflags.txt
http://www.tech-faq.com/unix-file-permissions.shtml
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by:axtur
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And what are those permissions translated into R,X,W  for each thing?
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by:Wod
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axtur, are you doing your homeworks?
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200 equals --w-------
100 equals d-x-------

Note that these are the absolute minimum permissions.
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