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Old 10-31-2005, 06:58 AM   #1
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Change permissions 4 many files at 1ce?


I have a large folder with root access permissions and ownership that i want to change to an user access and ownership permission.

how can i do it so that i can apply settings for all subfiles/folders?
 
Old 10-31-2005, 07:09 AM   #2
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Hello!

1. with KDE Konqueror : rightclick and change permissions, apply to all subfolders.

Greetings
 
Old 10-31-2005, 07:13 AM   #3
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You can do that with konqueror (right-hand click on folder)
and then change perm etc, click "apply to subfolder)

Recusirvely in a command line: probably possible,
or using a script with find
or using globs (I think . is all files ./. is only 1 directory down,
././. is 2 directory down)
I have never tried, so add a pinch of salt and experiment
 
Old 10-31-2005, 08:23 AM   #4
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you can do this at the command line. e.g. "chmod -R a+w /path/to/myfolder" will give all users write permissions to myfolder and everything inside. the key is the "-R" option.

for more info:
Code:
man chmod
man chown

Last edited by Ynot Irucrem; 10-31-2005 at 08:27 AM.
 
  


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