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Re: Howto make root commands available to any user

> On Thu, Jul 29, 2004 at 10:36:39AM +0200, Otto Wyss wrote:
> > Are there already any script which makes a desktop linux system more
> > user friendly?
> Be careful with 'user friendly'. It is not quite clear what you mean here, but
> often it means that a system can easily be damaged - by a careless user or
> some attack from outside. E. g. Windows claims to be very user friendly and
> the results are well known.
I want to setup a desktop system where the current user can do anything
he needs and that means also commands like halt (since he started the
system he should be able to stop it). There are many more such commands
but halt is rather typical. Such a user may never know the root password
since he should not be able to install software etc.

It seems Linux isn't though as a desktop system (a system used by a
single ordinary user). Otherwise I can't explain why there isn't a
useful security concept and a fitting setup script available. I need
this concept for my desktop project, therefore I'm asking for

O. Wyss

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