change current directory permissions and only sub-directories recursively (not files)

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

By: haithamg
2010-08-24 16:17:26

What Others Think

Oh look, yet again what seems to be a perfectly good command has been voted down with no explanation as to why. I guess if we're not 1337 enough to know why this deserves to be voted down then we just shouldn't get to know - we should just go cane ourselves for not knowing the answer and never touch a computer again.
randy909 · 549 weeks and 2 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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