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Old 07-18-2005, 12:52 AM   #1
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Password protect folder?

How can I password protect only select folders? Including a password prompt?
Old 07-18-2005, 01:30 AM   #2
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You don't, you should setup seperate accounts for each user and use regular permissions to determine who has access to what.
Old 07-18-2005, 02:48 AM   #3
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Re: Password protect folder?

Originally posted by sall
How can I password protect only select folders? Including a password prompt?

Are u trying to access this folder through shell or web??? clear your question.....if it is a web folder u can do it .
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while accessing the folder through Konqueror
Old 07-18-2005, 05:57 PM   #5
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You can zip the folders and then encrypt them very easily using gpg (CLI) or kgpg (GUI). Then someone will need a password to access that folder.

Also you could setup an encypted loopback filesytem and store your folders that you want protected on that: (Note: Depending on what distro you have you can probably skip the patching the kernel steps)


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