Change Permissions on a new hard drive to allow
tuxman at knology.net
Wed Jan 10 04:26:11 UTC 2007
James Gray wrote:
> On Wednesday 10 January 2007 07:18, mtyoung wrote:
>> Thanks for the answer, wish I'd seen it sooner. Now I just need to learn
>> what "-R a+rw *" means. Hopefully the link will will help.
> -R = recurse the directory tree
> a+rw = a=all users (ie, user+group+other), +rw=add read and write permissions
> to whatever is already there. So if a file/directory was
> originally -rwxr-x--x the use of "a+rw" will turn it into -rwxrwxrwx.
> Make sense?
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