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Reconstruct standard permissions for directories and files in current directory

Terminal - Reconstruct standard permissions for directories and files in current directory
chmod -R u=rwX,g=rX,o=rX .
2010-09-01 05:19:35
User: CodSpirit
Functions: chmod
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Reconstruct standard permissions for directories and files in current directory

Alternatives

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Terminal - Alternatives
chmod -R u=rwX,go=rX .
2011-02-03 22:47:08
User: sungam
Functions: chmod
Tags: chmod
-3

A few characters shorter that the other command

for i in `find .`; do [ -d $i ] && chmod 755 $i || chmod 644 $i; done
2010-08-31 22:27:32
User: binfalse
Functions: chmod
-8

Reconstruct standard permissions for directories and files in current directory

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What others think

Could be written as chmod -R 755, but it is inappropriate, since this command make all files and directories share the same permissions, which is normally wrong.

Comment by unixmonkey10603 217 weeks and 1 day ago

This will still fail to remove execute perms from files.

But worlds better than 755.

Comment by asmoore82 217 weeks and 1 day ago

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