shutdown as normal user

Jan jan.hagen at gmx.de
Mon Jan 22 15:27:24 PST 2001


I don't know how it is done in RedHat 6.0, but you can use sudo. Than 'sudo
shutdown' would do it (after proper configuration). You can write a script or
alias so that the normal user is just to type 'shutdown'. I'm not using sudo at
the moment, but you reminded me what I forgot to install.

Jan

On Mon, 22 Jan 2001 13:46:55 -0000, Paul said:

> On my RedHat 6.0 installation it allows any user to run the shutdown command
>  but asks them for the root password to complete the operation ??
>  
>  Does anyone know how this is done so I can add it into my LFS installtion ??
>  
>  All help appreciated,
>  
>  Paul
>  
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