Re: Howto make root commands available to any user
Otto Wyss wrote:
On my desktop system I'd like to make certain commands requiring root
(i.e. halt) available to ordinary users. What choices do are there?
Are there already any script which makes a desktop linux system more
Check 'sudo'. The respective entry in /etc/sudoers would be
sk ALL=NOPASSWD: /sbin/halt, /sbin/reboot, /sbin/poweroff
(replace sk by your username). You can now run 'sudo halt' etc. as an
ordinary user. If you define
alias halt='sudo halt'
then this is exactly what you want.