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



simpsond leopards k12 ar us wrote:
webmin.com

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
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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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Hi Doug,

I have it installed on both FC1 & FC2 without problems, the only issue is that once you use Webmin forget about using any other gui tools.

norbert

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