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change file permission in unix

  Asked By: Jimmy    Date: Apr 06    Category: Unix / Linux / Ubuntu    Views: 1966

I want to change all the files permission in my home directory

Ex: I have 10 directory under my dir and each directory contains 10 files with different permission. I would like to change all of them and assign one permission.

/home/test - under test i have 10 directory and each directory contains 10 files.

how can i write unix script. I am able to change permission in one directory but would like to do all of them with script..



2 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Vikram Aditya     Answered On: Dec 10

Go to the folder,

ex: /home/test - your home folder

then type, "chmod -R 777 *"

R-> recursively traverse the files and folders.
777 -> permission.
* -> all

All the best

Answer #2    Answered By: Jeffy Moorey     Answered On: Feb 26

good info. want to know some more details

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