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Re: [K12OSN] Adding and removing users without being in root



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It won't work on FC1 and higher, though to add users. . .

You can try it but it will probably fail.  I have turned it in to bugtraq 
and hopefully a fix is in the works. . .

Doug Simpson
Technology Specialist
DeQueen Public Schools
DeQueen, AR 71832
simpsond leopards k12 ar us
Tux for President!

On Tue, 26 Oct 2004, John P. Conlon wrote:

> Is WEBMIN in the K12LTSP or do I need to go look for it some place?  I'm 
> not the most savy Linux person so a little bit more detailed response 
> would help.
> Thanks again
> Pat
> 
> Jim Hays wrote:
> 
> >Webmin is definitely the answer to this.
> >
> >
> >Quoting norbert <bear2bar netscape net>:
> >
> >  
> >
> >>microman 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.....
> >>
> >>norbert
> >>
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> >>    
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> >
> >
> >-----------------------------------------
> >Jim Hays
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