> Wouldn't this be possible using sudo? I'd say this is exactly meant > to give specific users access to specific super user level commands. > Give your wife permission to "sudo halt" or "sudo reboot" and the only > thing she'll need to know is her own password. > note: you can tell sudo not to request a password. ;-) -- Hi! I'm a .signature virus! Copy me into your ~/.signature, please! -- Linux - the last service pack you'll ever need.