sudo and /etc/sudoers

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Tue Dec 30 19:29:26 UTC 2008

Res wrote:

> users should never be able to run root programs. this might be fine for 
> your lil home 1337 b0x3n, but not fine in the real world.

That's bull.  There are plenty of cases where it's safe to let users run
 certain apps as root.  /sbin/ifup is just one obvious example.

Matt Flaschen

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list