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I have made a new user on my machine to be used by my family.

But when i loged in in the family account which is not an administrative account,i could acces my home folder(which is an administrative account).

I want to restrict the access to my home folder from the new standard user...How do i do this??

And i would also like to restrict that user from using the other NTFS partitions i have.

In short that account should have acces only to its own home folder and not to my home folder or to any NTFS partition present.

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One way would be logging in as your user, open up a terminal window (hit Ctrl+Alt+t), type "chmod go-rwx ~" and hit enter. Like that you deny the permission to read, write and cd to your home directory to anybody apart from you.

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That has worked..!! thanx..!! any idea about restricting the permission to the NTFS partition?? –  Nirmik May 23 '12 at 11:23

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