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Old 09-28-2006, 02:34 PM   #1
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Sudo without having to type "sudo?"

I've poked around this forum and the web and I didn't see an answer to this question.

Is there a capability like sudo that doesn't require typing "sudo" before each command?
Basically, I'm wondering if there's a Linux equivalent to Solaris RBAC where once the profiles, etc. are set up, one just types a command (e.g. adduser) and is denied or allowed to run the command.


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A quick google turned up and

Note that I have no experience with RBAC...
Old 09-28-2006, 02:57 PM   #3
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Perhaps you could use an alias or make a small script. I have my user allowed to sudo the shutdown command without needing root's password. Instead of having to type 'sudo /sbin/shutdown -h now' I put that command in a script called down in my ~ so I just type down and the computer shuts down.
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On that page has a list of different things you can do with sudo (just look on the page for it). Not sure if what your asking is on there but its worth checking out regardless if your using Ubuntu (I don't have any experience with Solaris).


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