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How to change Linux files/folders permissions under same directory recursively 644/755

One approach would be:

find . -type d -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 0755
find . -type f -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 0644

Other approach:

find /full/path/to/your/files -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \;
find /full/path/to/your/files -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \;

NB! Please do note that -f option is for files and -d option is for directories!
If some files are not owned by Your user but Your user is under sudoers – use sudo before find on the same line!

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