Re: /etc/modules.conf and USB

From: Jamie Lokier (
Date: Thu Jun 22 2000 - 17:50:44 EST

Frank van Maarseveen wrote:
> This reminds me what KDE does with
> "consolehelper". This permits a non-root user to do all kind of things
> as root, provided the person sits behind the machine (tty must be a
> virtual console I believe). After all, in that position one can usually
> kick the hardware or do other disturbing things.

Note that Red Hat and probably other distros do with or without a GUI.
See /etc/security/console.perms.

-- Jamie

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