On Wed, 16 Mar 2005, Gar wrote:
> i typed the command chmod 777 -R / and pressed enter instead of tab.
How quickly did you hit ctrl+c?
> is there any way (apps or commands) to change the permissions back to
> what they were?
Yes. (presuming you have a distro with package management system that
kept track of permissions on installed files).
I have done the same as you and with a bit of scripting around rpm
was able to recover.
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