Re: MATE 1.8 has now fully arrived in Debian
On Thu, 2014-06-26 at 11:59 +0200, Ansgar Burchardt wrote:
> On 06/26/2014 11:34, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> >> No, it didn't work. You had to be root for operations as simple as
> >> shutting down the computer.
> > Only on Debian. OpenBSD and MirBSD have:
> > -r-sr-x--- 1 root operator 122716 Sep 10 2013 /sbin/shutdown*
> > I never understood why Debian doesn't.
> Google says the operator group also has (read) access to raw disk devices.
What about creating a unique group then, e.g. calling it it shutdown?