Re: Granted permissions without asking....

On Mon, 9 Mar 2009 11:25:30 -0500
Dave Walker <carol dave walker gmail com> wrote:

> I have just set up a Debian Lenny pc with a Gnome GUI. Some apps (like
> GParted!) are allowing root access without requiring a password.
> Since the pc will be used, unsupervised, by the public, this seems
> like a situation that I should try to change. I must have done
> something during the install that caused this to occur, but don't
> know what and don't know how to make the necessary changes. Anybody???

Have you used your root privs at all this login? It should cache them
for the duration you are logged in (unless you chose to use sudo, in
which case it'll last for 15 minutes).

> Thanks
> Dave W.

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian user / gNewSense contributor
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