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Restricting user home directory size

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Hi, I am using SUSE 9.1 pro and wish to restrict the users ~/home directory size idoes anyone know how to do this, ideally on account creation.

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Hi iqula,

limit a users disk space by calling edquota -u <username>.
for detailed treatment
http://www.linuxnetmag.com/en/issue6/m6quota1.html
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&q=implementing+disk+quota+linux

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