CHMOD Options

By: Alek Sander

CHMOD Options:
-c, –changes
Print info about files that are changed
-f, –silent, –quiet
Do not notify user of files that chmod cannot change (stops chmod printing warnings on the console)
–help
Prints the help message
-R, –recursive
Traverse subdirectories recursively, apply changes (meaning chmod will change the file permissions of all the files & dir’s in the below directories)
–reference=filename
Change the permissions to match those associated with filename (it will change the permissions t o match those of the specified file name
-v, –verbose
Print info about each file, even if it has not been changed
–version
Prints / shows the chmod version

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