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Re: wheel group

On Fri, 06 May 2011 12:18:20 +0200, Stanis?aw Findeisen
<stf@eisenbits.com> wrote:
>On 2011-05-06 01:53, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
>> On Fri, 06 May 2011, Stanis=C5=82aw Findeisen wrote:
>>> Why is there no wheel group by default in Debian GNU/Linux?
>> Because we do not enable pam_wheel by default, so it is not needed by
>> default.
>Heh, that's what this question is about. :-)
>Restricting certain privileges (like su root) to certain users only
>looks more secure than letting everyone do it... Is there any particular
>reason Debian GNU/Linux is so permissive by default?

I guess that it was once decided to protect root with a password.
Also, there is a nosu group that can be used to prohibit the use of

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