How can I avoid normal users from accessing other users home folders?

All the users login via AD a/c but here in Ubuntu 12.04 anyone can easily access other users home folder including Administrator directory how am I able to avoid this happening?


By default i think that only the creator of a file or folder can access it, but in your case it seems to be different.

You could change the permissions for your home folders by opening a root file manager by

gksudo nautillus

and then right click on the respective home folders, navigate to the permissions tab and change them as you like.

there would be an option like-

'allow other users to view and edit the files'

uncheck it to prevent other users to access each other's files.

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