Bug 11060 - My normal account has /sbin access
Summary: My normal account has /sbin access
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
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Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Reported: 2000-04-26 21:50 UTC by Andrew Marek
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-08 14:18:31 UTC
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Description Andrew Marek 2000-04-26 21:50:49 UTC
I don't know why but for some odd reason I can use /sbin, /usr/sbin and so
on programs. If I just type them in they don't work but if I go into the
directory (it does not deny me access) and use the program by
using ./program. Is it just me or did my account get superuser status, it
still can't install program so I must use 'su' if I ever use 'make
install'.

One more thing, what is the purpose of asking for a password (not root,
just users) to use the 'reboot' command if all you have to do is 'exit'
and use CTL+ALT+DEL key sequence.

Thanx, Stan


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