u458625 u458625 - 1 year ago 127
Linux Question

Chmod recursively for /

I was playing around with an old system and mainly trying to kill it in a strange manner.

What happens if I

chmod -R 0777 /

Answer Source

Not much unless you're root. If you are root, services that require files with certain permissions will stop working. sudo is one of those.

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