"find" command examples

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  • Find group-writable or other-writable files:
$ find . -type f -perm -022
  • Find only group-writable files:
$ find . -type f -perm -020 ! -perm -022

Notes

  • -perm
    • If the mask is unsigned, an exact match on the permissions is required.
    • If the mask is +, at least one of the bits set must match.
    • If the mask is -, all of the bits set must match.
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