Htdocs permission

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http://askubuntu.com – I am completely new to ubuntu... THough I installed htdocs and give it permission using command chmod -R 777 /opt/lampp/htdocs. It works fine. But I wish to avoid it doing again and again. Their after I followed tutorial on http://superuser.com/a/268996 but it doesn't work for me... as I tried ls -ld /opt/lampp/htdocs it gives me following. drwxrwsr-x 8 nobody shadaab 4096 current-date-n-time /opt/lampp/htdocs .. As I continued with group shadaab. But it doesn't work. Again every time I have to use command chmod -R 777 /opt/lampp/htdocs if I copy something to my folder. please help. If I (HowTos)