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Old 08-26-2005, 04:32 AM   #1
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creating user account similar to root

hi everyone,

can we create an user account with rights equal to the root user in linux?

if so how??

please let me know its urgent,
thanks in advance
Old 08-26-2005, 04:54 AM   #2
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Why would you want a second root user account? Is this one not enough?
Old 08-26-2005, 05:01 AM   #3
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you can always give another account full sudo priviliges; which is effectively the same thing, other than having to type "sudo"
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It's called sudo.
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