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Old 04-19-2005, 10:55 AM   #1
JustinCoyan
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Multiple file/group permission questions


Anyone know of a good resource to find which groups a user needs to be in to execute certain commands/programs.

I'm sure there will be more, but I need the ability to run ifconfig and iwconfig as a non-root user.
 
Old 04-19-2005, 10:58 AM   #2
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You can run ifconfig with any user, it's just not on the path by default, instead you've to write: /sbin/ifconfig
I don't know about iwconfig but I guess it should be the same.
 
Old 04-19-2005, 11:02 AM   #3
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Thanks.
 
Old 04-19-2005, 11:26 PM   #4
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there is also sudo which lets you give a user some certain root privileges or programs that he could start
 
  


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