chmod +x file changes a file from rw-r--r-- to rwxr-x-r-x but really I only wanted rwx-r--r-- is this possible?
I accidentally executed the following command in an important dir without knowing what the command does. Now I'm getting permission denied and not able to open the dir. sudo chmod -R -rwx . Please ...
I am trying to find a standard POSIX way to duplicate one file's permissions to another file. On a GNU system this is easy: [alexmchale@bullfrog ~]$ ls -l hardcopy.* -rw-r--r-- 1 alexmchale users ...
I want to change permission of each files in a directory. I've been using chmod 777 but its wasting time if I have 50 files. How to make all files inside directory become rwx without change them one ...
How to chmod 755 all directories but no file (recursively) ? Inversely, how to chmod only files (recursively) but no directory ?
I'm looking for a Linux command to go through all the directories on my server and find all files with 777 permission. The output would be a list of all those files with full path.
Possible Duplicate: How to chmod 755 all directories but no file (recursively) ? I've just upgraded from Ubuntu 8.04 to 9.04, added an extra hdd for /home and used an iPod (FAT32, sadly) to ...