How to recursively change the permissions of files and directories in ubuntu?

By Hardik Savani | April 6, 2016 | | 471 Viewer | Category : Ubuntu


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Sometimes, we need to give recursively change the permissions of specific files and directories in ubuntu OS. you can open terminal and run bellow command, so let's try this way :

Example

sudo find foldername -exec chmod a+rwx {} ";"

Give more specific!

sudo find foldername -type d -exec chmod 755 {} ";"

sudo find foldername -type f -exec chmod 644 {} ";"