Execute Commands on Folder and Files Containing Spaces

- #Tips #Linux -

On Linux or Unix systems perform recursively a command on items might contain white space, quote marks, or backslashes can be a problem when using find | xargs combination.

To solve this you may use:

find -type d -print0 | xargs -0 <command>
find -type f -print0 | xargs -0 <command>
For example to fix recursively permission:
find -type d -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 755
find -type f -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 644