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Old 04-29-2011, 10:01 AM   #1
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How Do I Add Myself To The Sudoers Group?


I realise this has been asked before. But please just tell me
 
Old 04-29-2011, 10:10 AM   #2
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Maybe you mean wheel group.
Just add your name to group wheel then edit /etc/sudoers with command visudo and uncomment this line :

%wheel ALL=(ALL) ALL
 
Old 04-29-2011, 12:20 PM   #3
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I think that the OP might not know what he really wants.

Maybe he wants to add himself to ther sudoers file, and thought that it was some kind of group?
 
Old 04-29-2011, 02:17 PM   #4
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Is it possible to change the user from myself to root without having to log out?
 
Old 04-29-2011, 02:20 PM   #5
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Yes.


Code:
:su - root
password: xxxx
#whoami
root
#
 
Old 04-29-2011, 05:32 PM   #6
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What's Red Hat/Fedora's equivalent of gksu?
 
Old 04-29-2011, 05:38 PM   #7
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gksu is part of the Gnome DE. It is not dependent of distribution. If you use Gnome it is always gksu, for KDE it is kdesu.
 
Old 04-29-2011, 05:54 PM   #8
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Ah! Thanks

I installed the KDE spin. No wonder gksu wasn't working
 
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Ah! Thanks

I installed the KDE spin. No wonder gksu wasn't working
Use "kdesu" in KDE.
 
  


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