Dotan Cohen wrote at 2010-01-06 15:16 -0600: > What are good permissions to use for one's home directory so that > other users on the system could not read or otherwise access my files? > Is 700 too paranoid? Should it be 755 like I see so many times? Will I > have problems with 750? For files that already exist, I would use u=rwX,g=rX,o= I do not know how that translates to the number. Note that will leave execution bits on non-directory files that already have them for some user. I use umask 0027 so that new files have permissions -rw-r-----.
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