Change the Permissions of all Files and Directories using Command Line

Let’s first change the current directory using the cd command.

cd folder_name

After changing the current directory, run the following commands to change the permissions of all the files and directories inside the current directory.

# For files 
find . -type f -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 0644

# For directories
find . -type d -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 0755

To check the permissions inside the directory, run the following command.

ls -la


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