How to change permission to a folder and all of its subfolders in Linux Ubuntu Terminal

 

CHMOD uses several options and the -R option changes permission to folder and its subfolders.
 
chmod <permissionsettings> <dirname>
 
To change permission we normally use chmod command and it change permission to the current file or directory only.
 
chmod 1


To change permission to a folder and all of its subfolders use -R option.
 
chmod -R <permissionsettings> <dirname>
 

chmod 2


 

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