Recursively set permissions

To change the permissions of all files and / or folders insight the current folder recursively you can run one of  the following command:

$> sudo find . -type d -exec chmod 644 {} \; #all folders get 644
$> sudo find . -exec chmod g+r {} \;         #all files and folders get group read rights
$> sudo find . -type f -exec chmod 755 {} \; #all files get 755

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