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setting up rhel 5.x RPM build server for mortal users

My task is to setup a RHEL 5.x build host, that can build RPMs for mortal users. On RHEL 6.x with rpm version 4.8, I have in /usr/lib/macros: # Path to top of build area. %_topdir ...
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Allow non-admins to install fonts on Windows 7 without GPO

Is there a way in Windows 7 to allow users without admin rights to install fonts on their machine? Our designers need to install new fonts regularly, but with no admin access, this means putting in ...
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Allow Non-admin Users to reboot Win 2008 R2 Server

Is there a way to give a Non-Admin user dedicated permissions to reboot a server? Would it work to create a "Rebooter" Group and can I assign a group policy to allow reboots?
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Installing packages to home directory with package manager

I have an account on a remote GNU+Linux system that I use via SSH, I have no root access to the machine. Sometimes I need more software or newer versions than provided by system administrators, so ...
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How to configure non-admin accounts to install updates of non-microsoft applications using Active Directory?

How to configure non-admin users to allow them to install updates for Java and Adobe Acrobat Reader (or any other application which may need such privileges) without needing for administrator password ...
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Allowing non-admins to run programs as admins (like the setuid bit)

How can I enable non-admin users to run a certain application (in my case, a script) with admin permissions on Windows XP? This would be similar to the setuid bit on *nix.
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Connecting a limited user to Windows server 2003 through LogMeIn

LogMeIn support can't help me, maybe someone here can. I have a user on a Windows Server 2003 (non administrator). When I first created him and tried to connect through remote desktop I got the ...
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Remote access to server via service control panel for non-admin user in Windows 2008

I'm trying to configure my Windows 2008 servers so that my developers can view their status without needing to log on to the box or be an admin. Unfortunately, the permissions set in Windows 2008 for ...