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I know there are a few questions on this topic on the internet but I have a slightly different question.

so when I click on the change permissions for enclosed files and change the permissions for others to read and write for files and create and delete files for folders and then I click change. when I click the "change permissions fro enclosed" button the permissions never get saved and they are back to default.

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Not a programming question. – Eight-Bit Guru Jun 12 '13 at 14:37
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Use the command line to change the fiolder permission to READ / WRITE / EXECUTION for everyone.

chmod -R 777 /file/path/of/the/folder 

Obviously, you should have permission for the folder of this folder that you are changing.

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