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    disable password for a program

    hi
    i have a question... can i disable password for firewall (gufw) without take the root permission? is there a way?

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    Re: disable password for a program

    No. Only root can write iptables rules into the kernel code. Good thing, too.
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    Re: disable password for a program

    Quote Originally Posted by SeijiSensei View Post
    No. Only root can write iptables rules into the kernel code. Good thing, too.
    OK, can i disable password for some operations?! such as iptables?!

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    Re: disable password for a program

    Quote Originally Posted by bijan_sky View Post
    OK, can i disable password for some operations?! such as iptables?!
    The answer given above applies.

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