The aim of wajig is to operate as much as possible as a
user command and to do super user privileged commands as necessary (if
that is how the system administrator wishes to allow a user to
maintain their system). The easiest way to do this is to use the
sudo package which will ask you for your password and then
run the command as the super user. If you don’t have sudo installed
then wajig will use
su' to run as super user, but you will need to enter the super user password frequently. Ifsudo’ is installed but
not set up for you to access the appropriate apt-get
commands you will see a permission denied message.
Cmnd_Alias APT = /usr/bin/apt-get, /usr/bin/apt-cache, /usr/bin/dpkg, \ \ /usr/sbin/dpkg-reconfigure, /usr/bin/dpkg-repack, *, /usr/sbin/update-alternatives, \ /etc/init.d/\ /usr/lib/apt-move/fetch, /usr/bin/dselect, /usr/bin/alien, /usr/sbin/apt-setup
kayon ALL=(ALL) APT
The user kayon can then run wajig commands that require super user permissions, and will be asked for their own password to do this.
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