LinuxQuestions.org
LinuxAnswers - the LQ Linux tutorial section.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Password
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 01-14-2003, 10:32 PM   #1
linuxlah
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2002
Location: Batu Puteh, Malaysia
Distribution: (Mandrake 8.2) (Redhat 7.2,8.0,9.0) (Slackware 9.0,9.1)
Posts: 154

Rep: Reputation: 30
sudoers........ help


I want to have my user name "guest" able to do a "sudo xcdroast". I'm tyring to edit the sudoers.tmp using visudo but it dosen't work. What do I do anyting wrong here. Here is my sudoers.tmp

# User privilege specification
root ALL=(ALL) ALL
guest ALL=/usr/bin/xcdroast ALL
 
Old 01-15-2003, 12:42 AM   #2
born4linux
Senior Member
 
Registered: Sep 2002
Location: Philippines
Distribution: Slackware, RHEL&variants, AIX, SuSE
Posts: 1,127

Rep: Reputation: 49
sudoers.tmp? it should be /etc/sudoers . or just run this as root:

visudo
 
Old 01-15-2003, 12:47 AM   #3
bulliver
Senior Member
 
Registered: Nov 2002
Location: Edmonton AB, Canada
Distribution: Gentoo x86_64; Gentoo PPC; FreeBSD; OS X 10.9.4
Posts: 3,760
Blog Entries: 4

Rep: Reputation: 77
If you just want to allow other users to use xcdroast, you can enable it after running it the first time as root...
 
Old 01-15-2003, 12:53 AM   #4
linuxlah
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2002
Location: Batu Puteh, Malaysia
Distribution: (Mandrake 8.2) (Redhat 7.2,8.0,9.0) (Slackware 9.0,9.1)
Posts: 154

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
already did that but it still ask for the root password
 
Old 01-15-2003, 12:54 AM   #5
bulliver
Senior Member
 
Registered: Nov 2002
Location: Edmonton AB, Canada
Distribution: Gentoo x86_64; Gentoo PPC; FreeBSD; OS X 10.9.4
Posts: 3,760
Blog Entries: 4

Rep: Reputation: 77
Then you didn't do it properly

Start as root, click setup, click on users tab, then adjust permissions as you see fit, then be sure to save...

Last edited by bulliver; 01-15-2003 at 12:56 AM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I deleted /etc/sudoers and creates a new file call sudoers but now it doesnt for visu abefroman Linux - Software 1 11-10-2005 06:03 PM
Regarding SUDOERS hinetvenkat Linux - Networking 1 09-02-2005 02:47 PM
sudoers usa1234 Linux - General 1 10-24-2004 04:07 PM
Sudoers Fonke0412 Linux - Newbie 3 08-10-2003 04:54 PM
help with /etc/sudoers keevitaja Linux - Newbie 5 08-17-2002 02:00 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:23 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration