Display of system users: Selecting the face

Luke-Jr luke-jr at utopios.org
Sun Jul 10 03:56:58 BST 2005

On Saturday 09 July 2005 23:00, Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Saturday 09 July 2005 14:58, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> > > Hm. What could a user do who would like to hide his $HOME but make
> > > his own face available?
> >
> > he can store the really private data in a private/ subdir of his
> > $HOME. $HOME must be publicly executable for public_html/, .plan &
> > .project to be accessible anyway.
> Maybe on your system. On our system the $HOMEs of most users are only
> exported via NFS to those machines those people usually use. And, of
> course, $HOME isn't publicly executable. public_html? .plan? .project?
> C'mon. Which company will allow home directories which are accessible
> (executable) by everybody?

Any sane sysadmin, I would think. How else are users going to share files?
Developer, Utopios

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