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All posts tagged chmod

How to Recursively Change Permissions, Only Files / Directories, Chmod

Sometimes we have the need to recursively change the permissions, but only for either files or directories.  Here’s a handy way to do this, from the command line. *Note:  Being recursive, these are powerful commands, and can change a whole bunch of things, in a very short amount of time.  Please do . . . Read more

How to Change Ownership & Permissions on All Files & Directories

When you need to change file and directory ownership, or file and directory permissions in bulk, these are some very handy commands to know. On most servers, you’ll need root’ish privileges to do this. Change Ownership & Group for All Files & Directories: find /home/your_directory/public_html -exec chown user_name:group_name {} \; . . . Read more