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Old 08-01-2003, 12:30 PM   #1
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add my user account to the root group

Sorry for such a stupid question but I am new to linux. I am running SuSe 9.1 and I want to add my user account to the root group. Can someone tell me how to do that?

Old 08-01-2003, 12:40 PM   #2
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The easiest way in my experience is to simply open /etc/group with vi, nano, or emacs and just add the user to the wheel group like so:

Old 08-01-2003, 12:44 PM   #3
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Thanks, but i got it. I needed to go into the YaST2 and configure it there.

Thanks for you help


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