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Old 11-24-2010, 06:37 AM   #1
srajeshkumar
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Creating root equivalent user in linux


Hi All,

Can you please guide how to create root equivalent user in linux, and can we convert the existing user with root equivalent permission... please advise..

Thanks

Rajesh ..
 
Old 11-24-2010, 06:41 AM   #2
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Hi,

You can achieve this using sudo

http://www.linuxhomenetworking.com/w...Users_and_Sudo
 
Old 11-24-2010, 06:47 AM   #3
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Very bad idea though. Look at sudo instead. Will allow you to keep your system in check.
 
Old 11-24-2010, 06:49 AM   #4
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Here's my advice: don't do it. Use sudo like stated above.
 
Old 11-24-2010, 06:53 AM   #5
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Can you please guide how to create root equivalent user in linux, and can we convert the existing user with root equivalent permission... please advise..
I had this idea when I first started using Linux. Since then I have decided that it is not a good idea.
 
  


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