Originally Posted by pkbest87
In Linux, you can change permissions via "chmod" command. For a complete guide of what you can or can't do, type this on your console
But in a short, if you want to grant read and write to a group you should do something like this
the "g" is for the group
To remove the permissions to the others, is something like this
where "u" and "o" stands for user and others.
Now, that's a file system or Linux level. You must configure permissions at Samba Level as well. A simple Samba configuration for Home, could be
Here, the user mapped to home can write there but can not browse outside of its own folder.
read only = no
browseable = no
This Samba guide will explain that easily but more in depth: http://samba.netfirms.com/index.htm