[ut2004] UT2004 and text to speech

nurgle at gmx.de nurgle at gmx.de
Wed Jul 7 15:48:30 EDT 2004

On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 01:25:42PM -0400, EC wrote:
> i dont think it is a good idea (security wise) to have a regular user have
> root privs to something like killall.  it might depend on your particular
> situation, maybe this is not a problem for you.

It's perfectly ok if the local user is me. ;-)

Generally I would grant this privilege to anyone who knows the root
password. But of course on a company PC security decisions should not be
made as easily as on a home PC.

So here is the disclaimer: Don't use my script and give sudo privileges
if you do not understand the security impact.

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