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Re: MacOSX 10.0.X Permissions uncorrectly set
From: Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2001 15:25:19 -0400
On Tue, 26 Jun 2001 02:24:55 +0200, kangoo <kangoo () saga-city com> said:
Permissions of /Users/yourname/Desktop which show your desktop is
xrwxrwxrwx, allowing every user to read/write on your own Desktop folder.
Fix: chmod 755 or chmod 750 /Users/yourname/Desktop
Apple have been warned long ago and as of 10.0.4 it is stil not fixed.
Odd.. mine is set to mode 700. And I'm quite sure I didn't chmod it
myself. Tested on a 10.0.4 system (but I installed 10.0.4 today, and
the times reported by ls -l for both . and ./Desktop are to initial
install/10.0.3 update era). So there's something more to it - perhaps
a different configuration setting someplace? Maybe it's because I installed
10.0 on top of a 9.1 system that had folder sharing turned off? I don't
Operating Systems Analyst