/etc/bash.bashrc checks for admin instead of sudo group

Bug #1358827 reported by Andrey Bondarenko on 2014-08-19
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Bug Description

Since ubuntu 12.04 sudo group is used for granting root privileges. AFAIK admin group was retained for backward compatibility only, at least Server Guige for Ubuntu 14.04 says that one should use sudo group for root access.

Currently /etc/bash.bashrc check only for admin group. If the user belong to admin group, hint message on how to get root access may be printed. I think bashrc should check for sudo group also.

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Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

(unsubscribing sponsors from the bug since the merge request is enough)

Changed in bash (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package bash - 4.3-11ubuntu2

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bash (4.3-11ubuntu2) vivid; urgency=medium

  * debian/etc.bash.bashrc: print a hint how to get root access if user
    is in sudo group (lp: #1358827)
 -- Andrey Bondarenko <email address hidden> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:08:56 -0400

Changed in bash (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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