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Re: Disallow other users from reading my $HOME

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.


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