non-admin users

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Wed Oct 27 19:37:04 UTC 2004

On Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 12:24:02PM -0700, Hudson Delbert J Contr 61 CS/SCBN wrote:

> this is probably a good thing though the install procedures prompting
> the installer for a second user&pass and asking/explaining that this
> newuser isnot root andcannot access sudo - and loops for addl user(s) 
> or until it at least 1 non-poweruser hasbeen added.
> that is not rocket science to do.

It would not be complicated to implement, but it introduces more complexity
for the user, and so it is not desirable.  It is much simpler to use the
Users and Groups tool to add additional users if desired (many users will
never need to do this).

 - mdz

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