1994-09-16 - privacy in Unix environment

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From: m5@vail.tivoli.com (Mike McNally)
To: “Vladimir Z. Nuri” <vznuri@netcom.com>
Message Hash: aa3bd3d7a9d44211d7dff4cf97e428c578e97ae593164e6a80364918d9946abc
Message ID: <9409161229.AA02554@vail.tivoli.com>
Reply To: <199409160307.UAA29221@netcom6.netcom.com>
UTC Datetime: 1994-09-16 12:29:27 UTC
Raw Date: Fri, 16 Sep 94 05:29:27 PDT

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From: m5@vail.tivoli.com (Mike McNally)
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 94 05:29:27 PDT
To: "Vladimir Z. Nuri" <vznuri@netcom.com>
Subject: privacy in Unix environment
In-Reply-To: <199409160307.UAA29221@netcom6.netcom.com>
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Vladimir Z. Nuri writes:
 > (sort, grep, whatever) invisible to other users on my local
 > system.
 > can it be done?

Not unless you write your own suite of utilities (or get linux and
modify all the ones there).  Even if you do, the kernel will always
keep around the command name (ps -c on BSDish machines).  Of course,
if you've got your own suite of utilities you can scramble the names.
Juest remind me never to log in to your account...

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