It depends on how you define a power user. If you are trying to
have a user that can burn cds, cdrom is required. If you have a
remote user who is only going to update website files for apache,
cdrom is pointless. |
I would define power users as members of the sudo group which has access to root by using their own passwords. That gives them the ability to install software etc. If concerned about the limits of how to minimize what they can do as root, you can explicitly limit that access by defining only what commands they can run using sudo for the group %sudo.
It is also worth noting that I believe the group staff has permissions by default to install software in /usr/local. As I said above though, power user really depends on the general tasks you have in mind for that machine.
On 08/06/2011 12:32 PM, Karl Schmidt wrote:
I've googled a bit and not found satisfying answers - hope someone here can help.
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