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See also Suid where I mention starting this effort -- after starting a Google search on [shutdown "not root" Linux] I decided that accumulating some notes specifically on this topic may be worthwhile.

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See Suid -- in the shutdown.scr file I created, try changing "/sbin/shutdown" to "/usr/bin/shutdown".

With respect to logging in as root via telnet, try logging in as an ordinary user and then su'ing to root.

Use visudo to add users to the sudo file (from http://www.ils.unc.edu/inls183/notes/Sep9/installation.html)

Try: "sudo shutdown -r now" (from http://fossil.wpi.edu/docs/howto_build_kernel.html)

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   shutdown from not root
   chmod u+s /sbin/shutdown
   then shutdown command

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  • () RandyKramer - 06 Nov 2002
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Topic revision: r1 - 2002-11-06 - RandyKramer
 
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