that darned ROOT problem
stevek at cipafilter.com
Wed Sep 28 14:39:46 UTC 2005
> I am a bit bothered by sudo anyway. I have 5 kids. I
> encourage them all to use Linux, but I don't worry about them
> screwing with the system. They all know my user password.
> With Ubuntu they could now do anything they want in the GUI
> with that password. This will force me to change my password
> and set them up a seperate account.
> No biggie, but I don't like the idea that anyone with my user
> passward has complete control of my system. It's not like
> I'm a system admin.
> I'm just a dad on a home pc, so I don't protect my user
> password from my family and I don't bother with 7 seperate accounts.
I believe you can control who can sudo with /etc/sudoers...
If you "man sudoers" it should show the details.
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