Re: about authentication in kde system setup tool
Am Montag, 10. Oktober 2011 schrieb Harry Putnam:
> Victor Nitu <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On 10/10/2011 07:31 PM, Harry Putnam wrote:
> >> Then a dropdown list that says `select user' when I drop the list
> >> down none of them are my user, nor root.
> >> How is that supposed to work?
> > Which are the users listed there? Check their group membership, and
> > then try adding yourself to it.
> gnusu, hp, harry
> # groups gnusu
> gnusu : gnusu sudo fuse wheel nfsu
> # groups hp
> hp : hp sudo wheel nfsu
> # groups harry
> harry : harry sudo wheel nfsu
> above are those on the drop down
> ------- --------- ---=--- --------- --------
> below is my user `reader'
> # groups reader
> reader : reader cdrom floppy audio dip video plugdev fuse scanner \
> bluetooth wheel nfsu gnusu
> All but `nfsu' and `wheel' were set by the install routines.
> All are actually me and were created for one purpose or another.
Appears to me that the user has to be in group sudo. Makes sense for the
default sudo setup in Debian Wheezy/Sid, possibly Squeeze. User "reader"
is not in that group. Try:
- adduser reader sudo
- try again
Martin 'Helios' Steigerwald - http://www.Lichtvoll.de
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