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Old 07-06-2004, 02:36 AM   #1
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After SU commands not recognized


Slackware-10.0
With a fresh install..

I login as regular user, then SU to root.
I type commands in, but they dont work.
If I try kuser, this is what I get.

bash: kuser: command not found
 
Old 07-06-2004, 02:48 AM   #2
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path problem? not in bash profile etc???

try the full path and it should work...
 
Old 07-06-2004, 03:20 AM   #3
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Code:
su
or
Code:
su -
?



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Old 07-06-2004, 03:26 AM   #4
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I've tried it as 'su -' with the same result.

This didnt happen the first couple of times I installed.
When it first happened I thought hte install went bad,
so I reinstalled.
 
Old 07-06-2004, 03:47 AM   #5
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while installing it asks for root user and password did u perform that step
 
Old 07-06-2004, 03:49 AM   #6
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Yes, BUT...

It warned me of the root password being too short, and asked if I wanted to go ahead anyway.
So, I did.
 
Old 07-06-2004, 03:55 AM   #7
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u must have netered the long password


while u log in the system
it ass u for login.. dont write su
write root
and then password
 
Old 07-06-2004, 04:34 AM   #8
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What exactly is the response you get when you try to su.

did you change anything in /etc/login.defs
what are the permissions on /bin/su (ll /bin/su)

a short password does not seem to be cause of your problem.

Last edited by ppuru; 07-06-2004 at 04:37 AM.
 
Old 07-06-2004, 05:13 AM   #9
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When I type SU I'm prompted for password. Works like normal.
Couldnt find /bin/su.
 
  


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