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08-10-2007, 09:06 AM
what is the meaning of this "CHMODs" could you pls explain to me. Everyone is talking about this when i am download programme from internet plsss explain to me thanx
It is a unix term that sets the permissions on a file or directory
this sets a file so that everyone can read, write and execute the file
08-10-2007, 07:26 PM
then ..how to chmod some file/ folder ?
from FTp access or something?
what is htaccess. btw ?
08-10-2007, 07:36 PM
CHMOD just allows you to setup permission be it to the public or the owner of the file/folder, etc.
Here is a good start: http://catcode.com/teachmod/
htaccess is to do with a web server, you can do a lot with htaccess but some of the most common uses is to user and password protect a directory or one of my favorites to add a file extension for apache to parse a certain way e.g. if i saved a php script with .png extension and in my .htaccess file add the following
AddType application/x-httpd-php .png
when apache goes to that directory to get say picture.png the htaccess file goes hey wait second it's not an image I am suppose to parse it as php
here is an example, my dynamic sig
i couldn't use it on forums with the extension .php so i had to fool the forums into thinking it was a static image by adding the extension .png
08-11-2007, 03:46 PM
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