Help with Unix commands (chmod)
I’m at wits end here, and ready to start pulling out my hair. I’m trying to install a program, and the instruction manual is written in cryptic Unix commands. I do not have shell access through my web host–and even if I *DID*, I have never used Unix commands before so it all looks like Greek to me.
The instruction manual says…
From the command line, change directory to program-gui/ in your webserver’s web path.
• Type the following commands:
chmod -R a+r .
chmod -R a+w logo.gif tempdir/ templates_c/
I recognize that this has something to do with changing file permissions (chmod). I am using Filezilla and I need to know
1.) Does the very first command equal chmod 777 ?
2.) What does the second command mean? I need a number here, chmod _____?
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