how to add permission of directory to a group

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Old 02-29-2008
how to add permission of directory to a group


A simple and silly question on Unix.

I have a directory named "a" and I would like to grant permission to group name "text" to access, read and execute my directory.

Could anyone help me?

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Old 02-29-2008
Try chmod command
chmod 750 a
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Old 02-29-2008
Case 1) If the owner of directory a is in group "text" then

chmod -R g+rx a

Case 2) If the owner of directory a is not in group "text" then

chmod -R o+rx a
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