On Thu, Aug 05, Carlos E. R. wrote:
On 05/08/2021 10.55, jsmeix wrote:
On 2021-08-05 09:56, H.Merijn Brand wrote:
> On Thu, 05 Aug 2021 09:29:17 +0200, jsmeix <jsmeix(a)suse.de> wrote:
Remember what the subject of this mail thread
"OpenSuSE should use private home directories by defaut" [sic!]
Of course anyone can change the defaults to what he needs
in particular because it's all truly free software, cf. the
"useradd - adjust defaults to other tools and distributions?"
mail thread here.
How can we, as root, change the defaults of our machines for users we
Look at login.defs and override the defaults via drop-ins in
/etc/login.defs.d, so that they survivey an update?
Seeing that there is no agreement.
Why is an agreement necessary here if you as root want to change the
defaults or your machines?
And how do we set the default properties of the
directories and files
users create under their own home? This is taken as so basic that nobody
Google shows me 766000 hits for this...
Just start reading, I suggest to start with login.defs and UMASK.
I would be happy with home been group readable, but
not world readable
echo "UMASK 027" > /etc/login.defs.d/umask.defs
But this is also explained as example in login.defs.
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