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Old 11-04-2010
file permission

Hi All,

I have to change permission for the directories and subdirectories in single command

when googled i found some updates but i understand what is switch.

If there is a command please suggest or please explain.
Please explain.
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Old 11-04-2010
man chown
man chmod

see the -R option

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Old 11-04-2010
Use Find command with -exec
find . -name 'filename*' -exec chmod 777 {} \;
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