Deploying Linux Desktops in a Business (was Re: Antivirus for Ubuntu)

Roger Neth Jr baypos at
Fri May 25 17:48:14 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-05-25 at 10:22 +0200, Mario Vukelic wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-05-25 at 08:10 +0100, Ben Edwards wrote:
> > Is it possible to give non sudo access to the box but allow
> > them to install security updates. 
> IMHO in a business setting you will always want to test any package
> update on a spare machine before deploying it. Thus I would not give
> users this option. If there are just a few machines it should be trivial
> to have the admin do it via ssh, and if there are many machines you will
> want to invest the time and do some scripting to be able to upgrade all
> machines with one command (after testing the update).
> If you want to install updates without testing anyway, you do not need
> to give the users sudo access. Simply go to menu System|Administration
> and start Software Sources. On the Updates tab, check "Install security
> updates without confirmation". It will then work automatically.

Hello Forum Users,

I have not followed this whole thread. 

Would Ubuntu paid support on LTS versions take care (help desk
support,consulting) of these issues with a company?

Have a good weekend!


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