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How to make xulstore.json permanently read only under linux

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I've used a file manager and the terminal (sudo chmod u-w xulstore.json) and it works, but then firefox (95.0.1 64bit) runs over it with a bulldozer.

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A quick Google of your question, I found this.

sudo chattr +i filename

From man chattr:

A file with the 'i' attribute cannot be modified: it cannot be deleted or renamed, no link can be created to this file and no data can be written to the file. Only the superuser or a process possessing the CAP_LINUX_IMMUTABLE capability can set or clear this attribute.

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A quick Google of your question, I found this.

sudo chattr +i filename

From man chattr:

A file with the 'i' attribute cannot be modified: it cannot be deleted or renamed, no link can be created to this file and no data can be written to the file. Only the superuser or a process possessing the CAP_LINUX_IMMUTABLE capability can set or clear this attribute.

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