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===Access control===
 
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[[Users]] and [[groups]] are used on GNU/Linux for access control. The superuser (root) has complete access to the operating system and its configuration; it is intended for administrative use only. Unprivileged users can use the [[su]] and [[sudo]] programs for controlled privilege escalation.
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* [[User Management]] (mv to [[Users]]?)
 
* [[User Management]] (mv to [[Users]]?)
 
* [[Groups]]
 
* [[Groups]]
 
* [[Sudo]]
 
* [[Sudo]]
 
* [[su]]
 
* [[su]]

Revision as of 03:13, 30 November 2010

Implemented

Package management

Template:Package management overview

Graphical user interface

Template:Graphical user interface overview

Networking

Template:Networking overview

Boot process

Template:Boot process overview

Ideas

Common applications

System recovery

Access control

Users and groups are used on GNU/Linux for access control. The superuser (root) has complete access to the operating system and its configuration; it is intended for administrative use only. Unprivileged users can use the su and sudo programs for controlled privilege escalation.