Is there a way I can give a non sudoer the permissions necessary for them to update the system through Update Manager? I don't want the user to be able to
apt-get install whatever like however, just updates.
EDIT: I think something like
%someUser ALL=(root)NOPASSWD:/usr/bin/apt-get update,/usr/bin/apt-get upgrade
added to the
sudoers file via
visudo may work? I would be grateful if someone could confirm as I have no experience of editing this.
For the second part of my question I would like to know how to give the non-admin user privileges to join a WiFi network previously not joined, i.e. say at a hotel or cafe (This is distinct from just ticking the
available for all box in edit connections for a previously established connection, I mean a genuinely new connection).
Finally I want to remove the privileges for the user to burn to DVD (or CD) but still be able to read DVDs if possible (is this done by restricting permissions to
cdrecord or would the user still be able to right-click an ISO and