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I am trying to allow access to the guest account to a folder at /share

I have chmod 775'd and even 777'd the folder to no avail.

I know the guest account is locked down so it cant access /home, /media, etc, but how do I allow the guest account to access (rwx) one folder.

-- Please note to those marking as duplicate - the answer here does not apply to 13.04.

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See also askubuntu.com/questions/9990/… –  bodhi.zazen Jun 14 '13 at 17:21
    
This information is over 3 years old and doesn't apply to 13.04, which is why I asked again. –  Kevin Sedgley Jun 15 '13 at 17:14
    
2012 is not 3 years old.. unless I'm missing something. Have you even tried the solution there? –  Seth Jun 15 '13 at 20:47
    
I too would like to question that this question was marked as a duplicate. The answer to the "How to access mounted..." question involves editing of the AppArmor profile, while this particular question has a very specific answer that does not require such editing. IMNSHO, users should not be encouraged to edit package files when it's not necessary. –  Gunnar Hjalmarsson Jun 19 '13 at 20:52

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I suggest that you create the folder /var/guest-data for the purpose, and chmod it 0777. That particular folder is prepared in the guest session feature for sharing files with other users.

The folder is mentioned in the tutorial CustomizeGuestSession, where you also can find other guest session related tips and tricks.

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