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    Some basic doubts



    1. how to copy a file or folder from one folder to another using Terminal

    2. how to change permissions of all the files in a directory and subdirectories using Terminal

    in the command given below what is a+x?
    chmod a+x filename

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    1. how to copy a file or folder from one folder to another using Terminal
    Use the cp command. For copying directories you will need to use the -R flag in cp.
    2. how to change permissions of all the files in a directory and subdirectories using Terminal
    chmod -R (recursive), for more info check the chmod manual (man chmod)
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