change directory permissions whithout changing file permissions recursive

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

By: megger
2012-03-20 21:24:36

What Others Think

I took the habit to use : sudo chmod 755 `find foldername -type d` (which is a bit smaller) (but only when I know that the directory structure isn't too "big", and/or, with specials chars)
govlog · 474 weeks and 3 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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