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 Reset the permissions of installed RPMs

Sometime by mistakes all file permissions get changed and you need to restore file permission. For example a shell script or some sort of corruption could change the permissions for packages (installed files), it may be necessary to reset them.

For example a long time ago my shell script run chmod and chown commands on /usr and changed the permission. Luckily rpm command can reset package permission. Sun Solaris pkg command and IBM can also reset permissions.

How to: Linux reset the permissions of the installed rpm packages

 (Submitted by n Fri Aug 31, 2007 )

  


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