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Re: Ubuntu shows updates / security updates on shell logins



Richard June wrote:
> It's a good idea for one off jobs where the primary user is also the
> admin, but not so good for shared systems. Personally I think a better
> plan would be to display that information *only* if the user is
> flagged as an administrator, group root, wheel, etc.

It's actually a security risk to display this to non-admin users. It's like 
putting a sticker on your door saying "This door is not locked because my 
keyhole is not working."

        Kevin Kofler


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