Secure your $HOME/ directory so nobody except the "student" group has read-only access to the contents

Asked by Victor Lopez on 2011-09-22

Secure your $HOME/ directory so nobody except the "student" group has read-only access to the contents

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Ubuntu coreutils Edit question
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Last query:
2011-09-22
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2011-09-26

sudo chmod -R 750 $HOME; sudo chown -r $USER:student $HOME

Should do it

There's no need for sudo here if that's my $HOME and I'm in the student group.

I guess but it covers any issues with ownership elsewhere, just makes it smooth :)

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