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Old 11-20-2004, 05:20 AM   #1
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home directories permissions

i think i did something wrong when installing debian because all home directories, including root, are readable by others. i manually chaged the permissions, but every new file created is set readable to others.
how can i set things right ?
Old 11-20-2004, 09:48 AM   #2
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see the umask

<in your home directory>

debian:~# ls -la .b*
.bashrc ( if this file exist, do next )

debian:~# vi .bashrc


debian:~# _


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