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Old 11-17-2003, 10:58 PM   #1
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Permitting a user to write to another users home directory


On my Mandrake 9.1 I have created three users , say A,B,C. D is another user whom I want to give permission so that he can write to the home directories of A, B,C (without changing the set of permissions A, B,C have for their respective home directories.) . How can I do that?

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Old 11-17-2003, 11:05 PM   #2
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w/out chaing the set of permissions? not possible. except - give D superuser priveleges which is not a smart idea.

may i ask what you need that for?
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Another idea: you could create an E directory, where everyone has full RW privs, and all users could access it to share any common files. I'm likewise a little confused as to why exactly you would want to allow D to RW to A, B, and C. If I were A, B, or C, I certainly would not like the idea that D was messing with my stuff. Just my 2 cents -- J.W.
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I think you need to find out about groups.

Here is some information:

Old 11-19-2003, 01:01 AM   #5
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Nice link, tredegar. Thank you. More treasures from one directory up.


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