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Old 10-21-2007, 08:16 AM   #1
utnalove
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remove rights from a user


Hallo!

I created a normal user and I would like to remove the most rights as possible from this user. I would like this user to have the possibility to copy in his home folder just .jpg and .mp3 and give him the possibility to run ONLY the programs I want, for example skype and firewall.

Hope you can help me
Thanks
 
Old 10-21-2007, 09:07 AM   #2
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I haven't done anything similar myself, but I believe you're comming short with userrights if you are using the standard unixrights. To exclude apps. to run from one specific user, you will have to use ACL.
 
Old 10-21-2007, 09:09 AM   #3
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You could create a chroot'ed environment for them to let them do whatever they want without messing up your server: hacktavista [ dot ] com / howto / chroot_slackware.html ( Apparently I'm not allowed to post urls? )
 
  


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