A very 'trivial' question about /root

jb jb.1234abcd at gmail.com
Fri Jun 28 05:27:37 UTC 2013

ASV <asv <at> inhio.eu> writes:

> Mine
> is just a concern about these permission defaults which look to me a bit
> too relaxed and cannot find yet a reason why not to restrict it.
> After all I believe having good default settings may make the difference
> in some circumstances and/or save time.

I think the 0755 permissions for /root are correct as default.
If you are concerned about "others", you harden it to 0750 (after all you
are the boos, the "root", anyway).
Otherwise, you may create conditions which cause trouble for others, for


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