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Change files and directories permisions and owner recursivily from current directory

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What is RecPermissions?

It’s a script to change Linux permissions and ownership in one step. It can delete empty directories when necessary.

This script doesn’t work on Windows.


Here you have a console video example:

![English howto](

Once installed, you can see man documentation with

man recpermissions




  • Fixed critical bug with symlinks


  • Octal permissions string is now validated in –files and –directories

  • #15 Absoute path directory given as a paramater changes its permissios too


  • Added frech translation


  • Improved man pages

  • If recpermissions is executed on Windows, just exists script, instead of crash.

  • mangenerator is not needed for main script


  • If file owner isn’t in /etc/passwd now remains its uid, and desn’t crash

  • Code of conduct is added to the project

  • Added localized integers in summary

  • Added files to french translation

  • Added –only parameter funcionality to allow change ownership and permissions of one file or directory


  • Due to a boolean logic error, some changes didn’t took place


  • Added 30 seconds to reload video in

  • Nothing is changed if –user –group –files or –directories is not set.


  • Version fully operational

  • Added howto video in English and Spanish

  • Man pages and spanish translation have been improved

  • Added summary and added io error exception catching


  • Solved critical bug. Directory now is set tu absolut_path parameter


  • Added absolute path parameter to avoid errors and wrong changes


  • Solved bug in current path directory


  • Creating infrastructure

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