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Re: SEUL: Target user for SEUL

On Thu, 22 Jan 1998, Rick Jones wrote:

> George Bonser wrote:
> > Only the system Administrator is allowed to add a new user.  At the login
> > prompt, give the special Administrator username, root, and the password
> > that you set for it at installation time ...
> Why not add user "superuser" or "admin" to group root and give him sudo
> privilages for things that are root.root 700?

Is linuxconf any good?
I have seen an old Slackware box that had linuxconf installed.

Using it you could log in as admin and you would be placed in a menu,
where you could add/remove users, play with ppp and other interesting
things. I'll have a play with it tomorrow.

It is rather outdated I expect, as the Slackware was an old 95/96 version,
but it could be useful for newbie users.

One thing I hated : it took away adduser for the root user, you HAD to
use admin for admin tasks.

I don't know where it came from, there is a linuxconf.tar.gz in a dir on
the box, I could try installing it on one of my own systems.


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