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Old 02-16-2006, 01:21 PM   #1
smiley_lauf
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Set password for folder access


I would like block users on my pc from accessing a private folder. Let me explain: isometimes leave people I allow to use my pc to do work, but because I know they will be snooping around my home directory, I want to block access to this folder with a secure pasword; can it be done? I dod not want to create new account.

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Old 02-16-2006, 01:26 PM   #2
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Try GnuPG to encrypt that folder

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=415512
 
Old 02-17-2006, 03:38 AM   #3
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Or give them their own user-account and home space.
 
  


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