[Nottingham] Permissions on /var

Simon flibble at gmail.com
Mon Oct 9 11:22:15 BST 2006

On 09/10/06, Johan Boshoff <jboshoff at rpc.co.za> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I did something really silly and want to kick myself!  I wanted to change
> a folder's permissions in the /var folder, so guess what?  I did the
> following and before completing my command, I pressed the return key:
> chmod -R /var

Running "chmod -R 775 /var" without the quotes should do the trick I'm
sure if it's just permissions that have changed. If you've managed to
change ownership then I think that could be a bit messy as different
parts of /var have different ownership if I remember right..


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