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Re: Newbie administrator

On Thu, Feb 27, 2003 at 09:57:29AM -0500, Mike Dresser wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Feb 2003, Robert Storey wrote:
> > Considering all the subdirectories in /home, it would probably be better to do this:
> >
> >   chmod -R 700 /home/*
> What if you don't want to make all files executable writable and readable
> in everyone's directory?

he probably meant

	chmod -R go-rwx /home/*


	chmod -R u+rwX,go-rwx /home/*

which is a much smaller brush to paint yourself into a corner with.

I use Debian/GNU Linux version 3.0;
Linux server 2.4.20-k6 #1 Mon Jan 13 23:49:14 EST 2003 i586 unknown
DEBIAN NEWBIE TIP #8 from Will Trillich <will@serensoft.com>
Search for Debian PACKAGES online with this shortcut:
If you can't find it right off, just hop to the "search packages"
link that's offered there.

Also see http://newbieDoc.sourceForge.net/ ...

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