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Creating restricted views of the Linuxconf menu entries

The Linuxconf menu is rather long and this may confuse casual users. It is possible to produce user defined menu, showing only a part of the menu entries. This is handled by the usermenu module, part of the core distribution (of Linuxconf). Visit the following menus

and enable the usermenu module. Then restart Linuxconf. In the same menu (control file and systems), you will see the "user defined menus". Select that and check the help.

Pay particular attention to the privilege concept.

You may want to review the usersbygroup module (see to learn more about this module.