[Adduser-devel] Bug#398793: Default Homedir Permissions

Joey Hess joeyh at debian.org
Fri Feb 18 00:52:18 UTC 2011

Martin Owens wrote:
> If public by default is the way we want to go, then why not have a
> Private folder be default in the users home directory? Combined with the
> indication emblem in nautilus; this might provide a space for users to
> put data. ATM it's too hard to teach users how to secure a folder or
> even how to set up an encrypted folder.

IIRC, Ubuntu has done some work toward providing such an encrypted
private subdirectory by default. Someone should look into pulling that
into a package in Debian.

see shy jo
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