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Re: [opensuse] Re: Is it possible to set group permissions = owner permissions
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 09:46:08 -0500
  • Message-id: <45894CB0.4050300@xxxxxxxxxx>
Joe Morris (NTM) wrote:
James Knott wrote:
Martin Mielke wrote:
Hi,

you can always issue a chmod 701 $HOME after your user has been created...
While that's easy enough to do on a home system, if you're running a
large network with many users, it's another thing that has to be done. Why not just have a check box for such an option?
With 10.2, you can change it under Expert Options, Default for new
users. I don't remember if that was there before or not.


You can change the umask for new users, but not give them their own group. It's been that way for quite some time.


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