Hide admin tools and options to users not in the 'sudoers' file

Registered by Stefano Costa on 2005-10-25

Normal users who are NOT included in the /etc/sudoers file should not have by default the admin tools included in their menus, nor get update-notifier messages in the notification area of the panel, and so on. It can be confusing if they try to access these functions and then they are not able to do what they believed. This mechanism should be general enough to filter menu items based on other criteria, such as group membership

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Status:
Complete
Approver:
Colin Watson
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Martin Pitt
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Sebastien Bacher
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for dapper
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Stefano Costa on 2006-08-16
Completed by
Stefano Costa on 2006-08-16

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Assigned to seb128 as requested by pitti 1 Dec 2005 - JaneW
Reviewed by \sh, 3 Nov. Approved by kamion, 3 Nov.

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