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Old 05-20-2004, 04:50 AM   #1
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Can only reboot or halt as root

as of today i can only use the reboot and halt commands as root or super user.... when i use the GUI Config tool in KDEs control center it tells me that its configured so all users can use those commands localy and only root can remotely (the way i want it)....

any ideas?
Old 05-20-2004, 05:24 AM   #2
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For my part I did (assuming you're in the "users" group)

$ su
# visudo
--and I add this line :
%users localhost=/sbin/shutdown -h now
Old 05-20-2004, 09:07 AM   #3
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If you are absolutely unconcerned about someone else using your system
chmod +s /sbin/halt
chmod +s /sbin/reboot


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