A Unix tool for changing file permissions

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Mixed ftp ssh permission problem

I'm running a webserver and I've setup two groups. One with just me, and another with me and a collaborator. I've chmodded to 755 my htdocs folder and I gave a specifically "upload" dir the group ...
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CHMOD - Applying Different Permissions For Files vs. Directories

I've been trying to clean up permissions on a few boxes and have been scouring the chmod man as well as all the internet documentation that I an handle without any luck -- so here we go. Basically, I'...
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Permission Hierarchy possible in OpenSolaris + ZFS + ACLs?

I've been doing some research into OpenSolaris and ZFS for use in a NAS. Thus far I have created the following: /tank/projects /tank/storage /tank/developer /tank/sandbox The ...
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How to change permissions on folders, but not files?

Is there a concise linux command (that will work on OSX) to change permissions on folders and all of their contents, but leave files in the current directory untouched? For example: /parent/...
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Why do many linux files have others=read access?

Can I run chmod o=- -R / ? I don't want a newly created user to be able to cat /etc/passwd, just because of its default permissions. And I want to understand why these defaults were chosen for ...
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Windows File Permissions - Comparing to chmod

I am using an SAP specific tool (like Winzip) called SAPCAR to compress and decompress files into archives. I have a file from SAP called KA71007.SAR When I view the contents of this archive it ...
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Is there a way to run chmod on Windows

Is there a way to run the chmod command on Windows?
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How to restore remote access to a RHEL system from expanded permissions set over the entire filesystem? [duplicate]

Cause of the problem I intended to add group write permission on hidden files like '.hgignore' with the following: # pwd /opt # sudo chmod -R g+w .* The problem is that '..' matched this pattern, ...
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What CHMOD settings to keep users from viewing directory?

I have an "includes" directory that my web server should be able to fully interact with, but I don't want users to be able to see its contents.