Linux- Recursively change permissions on files or directories only

Thursday, March 25, 2010 22:33
Posted in category Unix/Linux

If you wondered how to change permissions recursively on files or folders only, here is the how to using the find command.

Change permissions recursively to directories only:

find /path/to/folder    -type d    -exec  chmod 0755   {}   \;

Change permissions recursively to files only:

find /path/to/folder    -type f    -exec  chmod 0644   {}   \;

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