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I have created a user and add him to the standard group. Now he cannot use software center, so I want him to stay in standard group but allow him to user software center. What is the best way to do that.

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You will have to give him sudo permission to the user only for using the apt-get . – Pranit Bauva Aug 18 '12 at 8:37
Yes, but sudo will allow him to do anything, it is same as making him administrator, but i only want him to use software center – Iori Aug 18 '12 at 9:04
Not necessary .... there is a file (i don't remember which) which gives permission to a specific user a sudo permission for a specific thing... I will let you know once I remember it! – Pranit Bauva Aug 18 '12 at 14:11
Same question here with solutions proposed:… – vmalep Jul 30 '14 at 16:09

You can specify commands, that are allowed for a user to be run as super user in /etc/sudoers file. Refer to manpage (man sudoers) for details.

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