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Old 04-23-2005, 04:10 AM   #1
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permission 775 to all folders and sub...

I am trying to delete a folder and that folder contains many subfolders, every folder has a different permission so i am not able to delete the main folder.

I have tried to change the permisson to

chmod 775 * but that wont change the permission of the subfolders and the files within the subfolders, how can i change the permission of all subfolders and files at once.

Old 04-23-2005, 04:11 AM   #2
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chmod -R 755 folder
rm -fr folder
Old 04-23-2005, 04:19 AM   #3
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Thanks, I have tried chmod -r 775 * but it didnt work... so I assumed the R wouldnt work .....
Old 04-23-2005, 04:21 AM   #4
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Actually Linux is case sensitive when entering commands, so the -R should work.


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