Chmod Sticky Bit

Linux Sticky Bit Concept Explained with Examples

by Himanshu Arora on February 26, 2013

Think of a scenario where you create a Linux directory that can be used by all the users of the Linux system for creating files. Users can create, delete or rename files according to their convenience in this directory. For all those who think that why would such a directory be created? There exists, for example, /tmp directory in the Linux system that can be used by different Linux users to create temporary files.