I have made a mistake in changing the file permissions and accidentally typed: sudo chmod 777 -R / which forced me to back up my files and reinstall the system. I'm having trouble now in ...
I did cp -r on a folder (copy), then removed the original. I have a backup with most of the files. How do I restore the permissions of the files & folders on the copy using the backup? It ...
I tried to prevent my digital photos (.jpg files) from accidental deletion using chmod 444 *.jpg. All permissions are set and displayed correctly in a terminal (ls -la) as well as in thunar's file ...
I copied A set of BlueJ files from /usr/share/doc/BlueJ to a ~/BlueJ directory however the files in folders are set to root permission and read only I need to be able to read/write them. So in BlueJ ...
Not being an expert in Linux/Ubuntu, I had to install from scratch today and messed up w/file permissions. The thing is that, when backing everything up before reinstalling, a couple of important ...