I need to give permission for a particular folder for a specific user. I executed this command below, and checked with the user but still he is unable to access it.

What is wrong with this command?

sudo chmod -R ugo+rw logs

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    What is the ownership like? If you do an ls -laht, what does the line with that file show? What is the username? May 14 '14 at 21:02

That should be simple:

sudo chown user_name folder


sudo chown -R user_name folder

execute the commands one after another to give the right permissions.

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