On Wed, Jan 06, 2010 at 11:16:16PM +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote: > 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? > In addition to using chmod as suggested by others, for securing your files, why not try using encfs on directories that you *really* want to protect from prying eyes? The added bonus is even root cannot see those files and booting off a cd also will not let others look at your files. Regards, -- Sridhar M.A. GPG KeyID : F6A35935 Fingerprint: D172 22C4 7CDC D9CD 62B5 55C1 2A69 D5D8 F6A3 5935 Sinners can repent, but stupid is forever.
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