How dangerous or unsafe is it to add the mount program to the sudoers list.

Jani Monoses jani.monoses at
Tue Sep 26 04:45:29 UTC 2006

> I use the mount command very often. It would ease my live it I add it to
> the sudoers list. But it must be secure! What for damage could be done
> to the system if the mount program is accessible?

If you're in the plugdev group you can use pmount instead for most devices.
If you want loop mounts or other options which really require root I think it is
still better to use sudo.


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