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Old 07-16-2010
Change Rights Recursive with chmod


i want just to change Rights for a few direcories anf files, but some directories must be exclude.

How can i put the command chmod as

chmod -R 755 * exclude toto tata

where toto and tata are directories

Could you help me for that or must I use the find command

# 2  
Old 07-16-2010
I do not know a version of chmod that allows a exclude list. So you you could create a list with the find command and remove with grep -v those you do not want and then feed that list in a while/read loop to chmod, for example.
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Old 07-16-2010
This will help you out

ls -1 | egrep -v "toto|tata" |  xargs chmod 755

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