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MDLog:/sysadmin: Linux Tips: The Proper Way to Allow Regular Users to Run Commands as Root

May 23, 2006, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Marius Ducea for this link. ]

"There are many situations when you will need regular users to have more privileges than the normal user account they have. What situations? This will depend very much on a case by case basis but believe me there will be such cases... For example if a regular user needs to run a program that will change some some protected folder or file, or just a special root command (like shutdown for example)..."

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