[K12OSN] Adding and removing users without being in root

norbert bear2bar at netscape.net
Wed Oct 27 00:26:28 UTC 2004

microman at cmosnetworks.com wrote:

> John P. Conlon wrote:
>> I have a teacher who has three stand alone machines running K12LTSP 
>> 4.2.  I want to know if I can give her access to the add-remove users 
>> GUI with out giving her access to root or the root password.  If I 
>> can do this can someone please enlighten me on how to go about it.
>> Thanks
>> Pat
> You might wish to consider the use of sudo for this.  However, this 
> may end up giving her the ability to create her own username with a 
> UID of 0, which would give her root.
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Hi John,

You might try installing WEBMIN and creating a limited administrator 
account with user priviledges.....


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