Chmod all files (excluding directories)

find public_html/ -type f -exec chmod 664 {} \;
Command uses find to find and chmod all files recursively.

By: Nichlas
2011-07-23 19:26:24

What Others Think

extremely ineffective. runs separate process for every file.
depesz · 496 weeks and 2 days ago
You can also chmod with g+w if you only want to add group writing permissions. This will avoid having executable files or folders you can't go inside. But the folders will then have writing permissions as well
dae · 496 weeks 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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