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Re: exploring debian's users and groups

On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 01:27:55PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Michael Alan Dorman wrote:
> > > backup:
> > Amanda uses this.
> Details?

It does everything as user backup, with setuid binaries when root
permissions are necessary.

The amanda backup suite would normally have a cron job for user backup.
Also, when used in a network, requests from other machines run as user

The idea is that the first face shown to people is one they can readily
accept - a more traditional logo. The lunacy element is only revealed
subsequently, via the LunaDude. [excerpted from the Lunatech Identity Manual]

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