chmod

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Notes

Simplified usage

Select one answer from each to construct a mode:

Mode examples:

Now invoke:

chmod <MODE> <FILE>

To recursively change a folder and all contents:

chmod -R <MODE> <FILE>

Advanced usage allows you to define multiple modes at once, express them in octal and use a mode from a reference file. See chmod --help for details.


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