I created a new user account for a friend on my VPS. How do I let him install software for his own account that wont effect other users and not have to add him to the sudoers file?


Tell him to download and compile the source code of the applications himself!

./configure --prefix=$HOME
make install
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  • Sorry for the joke, but the question is not programming related. – karlphillip Oct 22 '10 at 16:12
  • Maybe intended as a joke, but this is a completely valid answer. – William Pursell Oct 22 '10 at 16:17

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