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Old 05-21-2004, 10:53 PM   #1
nandish
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permissions


i have a folder with over 500 files which are all write protected, and i can't seem to change the permissions via the gui, only the parent(s) folder(s) are changed.

how do i change permissions for all the folders and sub folders/files

thanks in advance

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Old 05-21-2004, 11:27 PM   #2
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chmod -R 755 /path/to/dir
 
Old 05-22-2004, 02:45 AM   #3
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Quote:
Originally posted by peacebwitchu
chmod -R 755 /path/to/dir
Wrong answer ... ;)

What if he doesn't want everything to be world-readable?

man chmod
would have been the thing to say :}



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