Lecture from the UNIX beards

After the rm -rf /* disaster that hit me a couple of weeks ago I’ve been rebuilding my setup, restoring the few files I’ve had backed up, and collecting advice from the elders. Turns out there are a few tricks that can save your home directory from accidents like mine. The first one is rather obvious, but I’m writing it down anyway: Keep separate accounts. If possible, use separate accounts (with different permissions obviously) for different projects. [Read More]