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Secure Skype

Setup skype user and group

sudo groupadd skype
sudo adduser

adduser info

user: skype
group: skype (not users)
additional groups: audio,video

edit /home/skype/.bashrc

export DISPLAY=":0.0"

edit /etc/sudoers

%sudo ALL=(skype) NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/skype

edit your ~/.bashrc

alias skype='xhost +local: && sudo -u skype /usr/bin/skype'

Secure user files

cd
find . -type d -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 0770 # For directories
find . -type f -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 0660 # For files
chmod 700 ~/.ssh
cd ~/.ssh
chmod 600 *
cd

update /etc/profiles

umask 027

remove password from /etc/shadow

skype:!:#####:0:99999:7:::

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Skype