I created a folder on the command line as the root user. Now I want to edit it and its contents in GUI mode. How do I change the permissions on it to allow me to do this?
If I understand you correctly, fire up a terminal, navigate to one level above that directory, change to root and issue the command:
This changes the ownership of
After this, you can edit the tree under
If you truly want any user to have full permissions on all files under