Re: [SOLVED] Re: Security hole in LXDE?
- Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2017 13:40:45 -0500
- From: Greg Wooledge <wooledg@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SOLVED] Re: Security hole in LXDE?
On Mon, Mar 06, 2017 at 06:31:46PM +0000, Joe wrote:
> Debian appears to use the group 'sudo' as an administrative group,
> where some other distributions use 'wheel'.
> I would not have thought that users would be added to it by default,
> there are no members on my sid/xfce4 workstation. Indeed, up to Jessie,
> sudo was not installed at all by default, and may still not be.
If you use the regular Debian installer, the user account that you
create during installation gets added to a lot of these special groups
(sudo, cdrom, floppy, audio, video, ...?). Users that you create
post-installtion using adduser or useradd do not.