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Old 12-25-2003, 03:14 PM   #1
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Looking for a way to password protect a file within my Home folder

I am looking for a way to protect a folder within my Home file on my desktop.

The exact location is: file:/home/jimmy/Wallpapers/Directory

Anyone know how to put a password on it so everytime i try to access it a pass is needed?
Old 12-25-2003, 08:39 PM   #2
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why don't you just change the permissions accordingly??
Old 12-26-2003, 09:13 PM   #3
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Originally posted by tokkee
why don't you just change the permissions accordingly??
Guess: -> Parents machine, interesting "wallpapers".

If you don't have root, just bzip the directory contents and encrypt with gpg.

If you have root, sort out the permissions or use loopback.


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