system privacy

Gregory Nowak gnowak1 at
Wed Dec 26 19:23:28 EST 2001

Why don't you just switch execute permissions on all dirs, preventing people say in the users group from doing a "cd" into them?

On Wed, Dec 26, 2001 at 05:47:47PM -0600, Raul A. Gallegos wrote:
> I've heard of a program which prevents normal users from seeing
> directory contents on the system.  My understanding is that they can
> still run programs such as pine, mutt, etc even though those might
> require seeing /etc/resolv.conf but if they try to cd into any directory
> above their home dir they can't.  I've looked around but can't find such
> a utility.  Anyone have ideas?
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