Originally Posted by yinglcs
I am trying to execute 'chmod 777 *.mp3', but I get an invalid option. It works on *.MP3 but it does not work on *.mp3
[root@lxp-cheung New Folder]# chmod 777 *.MP3
[root@lxp New Folder]# chmod 777 *.mp3
chmod: invalid option -- F
Try `chmod --help' for more information.
You probably have a strangely named .mp3 file (maybe the filename contains spaces and a -F ???) Find that problem file (use the "ls" command) and rename it to something more sane. e.g.,
mv "stangely named -F file.mp3" betterfilename.mp3