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Re: (Possible) menu code rewrite

On Thu, 2002-07-18 at 04:42, Manfred Wassmann wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Jul 2002, Mark Ferlatte wrote:
> [...]
> > You know, Mac OS X actually handles this pretty well: the first user
> > account that's created is by default an "Admin" (which places them into
> > /etc/sudoers, and enables their UI sudo to work for them).  Every
> > additional user that's created is by default not an Admin, but can
> > easily be made one.
> > 
> > It doesn't seem that bad of an idea to make the Debian installer just
> > make the user account that's created on install be an admin by default.
> I don't like that.  One more neeedlessly hardwired special UID.  Why not
> just having an admin submenu (-structure) taking all entries that need
> special privileges to run?

I'd prefer that one, too. And perhaps a debconf question 'show admin
entries to normal users by default', so the advanced user could enable
the admin menu in his personal menu preferences.

-- vbi

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