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Old 02-14-2012
changing directory permissions

Hi, Im getting this annoying problem on file permission when I copy a folder to a mounted external directory. the files inside the copied folders become all executable. I tried to search for ways how to undo the permission over the web but to no avail.

tried this one but it doesnt change a thing. any suggestion? thanks much.

Code:
chmod -R a-x copied_dir

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Old 02-14-2012
Surprising! It works for me.
Code:
chmod -R 666 copied_dir

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Old 02-14-2012
hi, I couldn't make it work. tried your suggestion, do i need to it as root?

---------- Post updated at 10:58 PM ---------- Previous update was at 10:44 PM ----------

yeah it doesnt work for mine. what could have been the glitch. I tried the chmod -R 666 option but nothing changed as well, Smilie

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