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Changing File Attributes

You can change the file attributes (mode, group, owner) of marked files.

M
(dired-do-chmod) Change the mode (also called "permission bits") of the marked files. This calls the `chmod' program, thus symbolic modes like `g+w' are allowed.

Multiple switches like `-fR g+w' are not understood, though. Use ! (dired-do-shell-command) for that.

G
(dired-do-chgrp) Change the group of the marked files.

O
(dired-do-chown) Change the owner of the marked files. This usually works for the superuser only. It uses the program in the variable dired-chown-program to do the change.

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