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Re: Creating a common folder for all users



Steve Repo wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 2:54 PM, Jeroen van Meeuwen <kanarip kanarip com> wrote:
>   
>> Steve Repo wrote:
>>     
>>> I have a f9 system at home and it is used by me, wife and kids.
>>>
>>> Sometimes we want to share files docs, pictures and stuff. Here are my
>>> plans,
>>>
>>> 1. mkdir /fileshare
>>>
>>> 2. create "share" group
>>>
>>> 3. add all users this group
>>>
>>> 4. chmod -R ug+rwx /fileshare
>>>
>>> 5. chown -R root:share /fileshare
>>>
>>> 6. for each user, rm -rf /home/<user>/Public
>>>
>>> 7. for each user, ln -s /fileshare /home/<user>/Public
>>>
>>> Whatever they copy to their Public directory, it will be visible by all.
>>>
>>> Will this work? Is there a better idea?
>>>
>>>       
>> In addition to your chmod -R ug+rwx /fileshare command, how about you make
>> the group permissions "stick" to newly created files and directories inside
>> /fileshare?
>>
>> chmod g+s /fileshare
>>
>> Note that all users in the share group can then create/modify/delete all
>> files and directories in /fileshare
>>
>> Note that you are allowing the users to delete the directory /fileshare/
>> itself as well...
>>
>>     
>
> Thanks for all the tips! How do I prevent someone from deleting /fileshare?
>
>
>   
The same way you can't delete /tmp.

The parent directory doesn't have "w" permission for group or other.


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