Reconstruct standard permissions for directories and files in current directory

chmod -R u=rwX,g=rX,o=rX .

By: CodSpirit
2010-09-01 05:19:35

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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.
unixmonkey10603 · 576 weeks and 2 days ago
This will still fail to remove execute perms from files. But worlds better than 755.
asmoore82 · 576 weeks and 1 day ago

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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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