Recursively modify permissions

It might look all that simple, but it took me a while to figure out. The following command looks for directories and sets the permission to 777. First you need to ch into the directory and change them from there.

find . -type d -exec chmod 777 \{\} \;

If you’re installing SugarCRM you are required to set the entire directories as well as files under modules directory to writable. Go on now.

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  1. You can use the following to set the file permissions

    find . -type f -exec chmod 666 \{\} \;

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