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Old 11-03-2005, 03:42 AM   #1
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root question

im pretty sure that this is possible but how would i go about makeing a directory so it can only be opened by the root user. soz if this is a really basic question but im a complete noob.
Old 11-03-2005, 03:55 AM   #2
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root only directory

any directory you create with root loged in is only accebly to root,
in order to change an existing directory
run this commond
chown root.root <directory>
chmod 700 <directory>

replace <directory> with your directory (existing one)

Old 11-03-2005, 04:20 AM   #3
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thanks for your help works great


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