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Old 04-15-2002
Bug Size Limitation for a user directory

Hi all,

I want to set a size limitation for some user in the system, for an example, each user only have 5MB free space in the system. The user cannot user more than 5 MB space.
Is it possible to do this? Thanks!
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Old 04-15-2002
Hello.
You can use quota to do that. It is a module to install ( but maybe you have it installed on your system).
For more information, http://unixhelp.ed.ac.uk/CGI/man-cgi?quota.
I don't know others better tools to do that, maybe others know ???

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