[CentOS] Proper way to give rights at the file system?

Wed Feb 22 22:13:17 UTC 2006
James Pifer <jep at obrien-pifer.com>

> If you mean /usr/<somenewdirectory>, yes that would be ok, thought not a
> good idea.  It should be in /home, or /usr/local.  DO NOT chmod
> /usr/*.  You will regret it.

Right, it would be:

chmod [rights] /usr/<specifieddirectory> -R

In the future it's possible it could be moved to /usr/local, that would
make more sense. at the current time it's not a simple move... although,
a symlink might work ok. Might have to try that.