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Old 06-30-2010, 01:23 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by frieza View Post
the real question being what do you have to hide?
Actually, he has messed some of my data. I have one another question. Actually, I am aware that root is the Boss. But, I found something like :
root can access anything by I assume I can change this. It seems I cant. Hence I have another question:

Can I encrypt my scripts such a way that i can run the encrypted file itself?
I can encrypt file via vim -x ....but shell cant understand what is inside. can I run encrypted script?
Old 06-30-2010, 02:11 AM   #17
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Only if you prepend a self-decrypting routine. And, if they should run non-interactively, this routine needs to contain the decryption key -- quite pointless. Really, go get an account on a machine where you can trust the operators...


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