[6.3] Assigning "shutdown" to eg. Syst?

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at gmail.com
Mon Dec 22 20:20:19 UTC 2008

On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 9:31 AM, Gilles <gilles.ganault at free.fr> wrote:
> Hello
> I'd like to make it easier for my dad to shutdown a server. Instead of
> having him plug a keyboard, log on as root (with a complicated
> password) and finally type "shutdown -h now", is it possible to assign
> this command to some unused key like eg. Syst? Even better, send this
> command only if the key is hit eg. three times within 2 seconds?

You could add him to the operator group, which would not require him
to be root.

Glen Barber

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