I have an external hard drive connected to my Linux box. I wanted to setup a web server to access files on it, but the permission on all files and directories on the drive are
rwx for the owner which is my local login, and the group is the
I need the files readable by the apache user, I was trying to set all files to be
chmod a+rwx -R *, but this doesn't do anything (gives no errors, just has no effect.) I tried changing the group using
chgrp to my user group, but that won't work either, it gives me errors that I lack permission even when I run all those commands as
What's up with this hard drive???
sudo chmod a+rwx * should work on anything, right?