firestarter startup

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Tue Jun 16 19:19:38 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 9:29 AM, Verde Denim<tdldev at> wrote:
> I'm running 8.04 LTS server and have installed firestarter. I've read
> through the persistence section of the documentation, and,
> while I would like firestarter to start at init time, I don't like the idea
> of adding myself to a sudoer for the purpose of running it after login.
> Is there a way to add firestarter as a service without doing this? It seems
> giving a user sudoer permission 'automatically' is just not a good practice.

While I haven't read the doc you refer to - you could add yourself as
sudoer just for the firestarter program, nothing else.  Fine grained
choices like that are a big reason why sudo exists.  I think that
would be a quite safe way to do it given your requirements.


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