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I thought I had a good understanding of how permissions worked on linux.

I have folder where it and everything inside has the owner "me" and the group "group". I gave the group rwx access on all the files and still members of the group cannot modify permissions on any files.

I'm using Redhat Enterprise Linux 5

Is it possible to allow group members to modify permissions on file and not just the owner? How?

Thanks in advance

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No. Only the owner and root can change the permissions of a file or directory in *nix.

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Simple enough. Thanks –  KThompson May 19 '10 at 19:48

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