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Old 07-01-2004, 02:05 PM   #1
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permission for a command

how to grant/reject permission of a command to a normal user(e.g. reboot ,shutdown)
Old 07-01-2004, 02:10 PM   #2
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I guess there are numerous ways you can achieve, if some group has access to the command(s) or file(s), then just add/remove the user to/from the group. or set the permissions so that only certain user has rights to it, like root, if you need that kind of can also create a new group that has access to the command and then add all the users you want to that group etc.
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Some distros have a group for shutdown and you need to remove them from that group. Your distro may provide a GUI app for doing so.

For shutdown you could just
chmod 750 /sbin/shutdown


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