matt.kuiken at verizon.net
Mon Jun 12 02:18:11 UTC 2006
Albert Wagner wrote:
> I have a partition of common data, meant to be shared by multiple
> Linux installations. The directories and files in that hierarchy have
> root specified as owner/group, but read permission is granted to
> all. I set up in my Ubuntu 6.06 user directory a link pointing to
> that common partition. However, Ubuntu 6.06, while logged in as user
> shows the subdirectories of that link as unknown documents with
> owner,group,permissions, etc. all labeled as "Unknown". Those same
> dirs and files display properly when logged in as root.
> Why does the Ubuntu 6.06 file manager obfuscate those file attributes,
> blocking access to subdirectories and files for everyone but root?
I believe that directories need to be executable in order to be
read/traversed. Please correct me if I'm wrong.
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