Permissions problems are being a huge PIMA

gene heskett gheskett at
Mon Jan 31 23:23:05 UTC 2011

On Monday, January 31, 2011 06:21:58 pm Tom H did opine:

> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 3:20 PM, Steve Morris <samorris at> 
> > Hi Gene, if you are going down this path you may want to look at
> > installing Webmin, which is a browser based system configuration tool.
> > I haven't looked at this for a while but earlier versions provided an
> > interface to build this mapping for you, with the main intent of
> > translating from windows usernames to linux usernames, but the same
> > concept applies here.
> webmin's not in the ubuntu repos so you'll have to install a deb with
> dpkg and figure out the dependencies or add webmin's repo to
> "/etc/apt/sources.list".
> Installing webmin solely to create one user map (gene-to-gene) seems
> OTT.

After looking at that swiss army knife on this box, I think I am agreeing. 

Cheers, Gene
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