how to get a real root/user seperation?

Dexter Filmore Dexter.Filmore at gmx.de
Fri Oct 10 07:43:20 BST 2008


Am Donnerstag, 9. Oktober 2008 20:08:30 schrieb Nigel Ridley:
> Dexter Filmore wrote:
> > Am Donnerstag, 9. Oktober 2008 17:59:05 schrieb Andrew Jarrett:
> >> On Thursday 09 October 2008 11:18:27 am Dexter Filmore wrote:
> >>> Is it possible to have the "original" root/user model with (K)ubuntu?
> >>> I'd like to set up a few boxes with it but the users must not mess with
> >>> them.
> >>>
> >>> Dex
> >>
> >> You mean just adding a root account and using 'su', or is there
> >> something more in depth?
> >>
> >> The root account is there, you just need to give it a password:
> >> $: sudo passwd
> >>
> >> I'm guessing you want to not let your users have sudo access?  Once you
> >> have a root password you should be okay to remove sudo and just use su
> >> (someone agree/disagree with me here, because I've never done this).  Or
> >> maybe you could leave sudo installed and remove all your users from the
> >> 'admin' group or edit the sudoers file ("sudo visudo").  Just be careful
> >> to not lock yourself out of your system!
> >>
> >> Andrew
> >
> > Well, remove sudo ans set a root passwd all sounds fine, but what if I
> > fire up Adept for example. Would it ask for the users passwd and attempt
> > to perform a sudo then or ask fir the root passwd?
>

> No, no, no!
>
snip kubtun-root-newbie-stuff
>
> HTH
>

In your words: 

no, no ,no.

I know how Kubuntu is supposed to work. Guess why I came here and asked how to 
make it *not* do so.


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