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Chmod Folders and Files Recursively and Separately

Tags:  Linux   CommandLine   BestPractices   
Created on Tue, 10 Apr 2012.

Motivation Behind This Cheatsheet

I wanted to know how to chmod the fodlers one thing and then the files another... all recursivley.

The Cheatsheet

For folders(directories):

find . -type d -exec chmod 777 {} \;

For files:

find . -type f -exec chmod 666 {} \;


PLEASE let me know if I'm doing something wrong, or if you have any suggestions or requests~

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