beagled / privacy

Scott J. Henson scotth at
Tue Sep 12 21:11:16 UTC 2006

Thilo Six wrote:
> hello
> ich had installed edgy and after a day when cronjobs running the disk
> got loud and busy. After invastigation it was the beagle index deamon.
> that got me to the question what about the file access rights that
> beagle indexes?
> e.g.
> i have set my home to 700. Now when using beagle is the corresponding
> index entry from this files only visible to me, or to others on the
> system, too?

>From what I remember, the beagle index is per user.  I don't
have it installed right now, but I don't remember a cron
job.  I remember it running from my session and indexing my
files and then storing that index in my home directory,
where it would be protected by your permissions.

Scott Henson
LCSEE Systems Staff
WVU MAE Undergraduate
Ubuntu User

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