How to create a Directory, which can be accessible to all user and will be locate at Places like Desktop/Documents

by Rajendra   Last Updated July 13, 2018 11:02 AM

I want to create a directory with all permission which Download/Document has. and I want to mount that directory to the Places where we can see the Desktop, Downloads ( Left Side Panel ), which will be accessible to all users not only root.

Any help will be appreciated.



Answers 1


Create a directory /home/shared accessible to everyone:

sudo mkdir /home/shared

Change owner of the directory, assume name of the user is alice:

sudo chown -R alice:alice /home/shared

Change access rights with read-only access:

sudo chmod -R 744 /home/shared

or with write access to everybody:

sudo chmod -R 766 /home/shared

or even make full-access directory including executable rights:

sudo chmod -R 777 /home/shared

Next everyone can add a bookmark for the directory /home/shared to Nautilus by pressing Ctrl+D. More about Nautilus bookmarks:

Wiking
Wiking
July 13, 2018 10:57 AM

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