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Old 11-19-2003, 05:46 PM   #1
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How can I create a user with the same privileges as the root ?


I don't want to bother setting permisions to each folder for the new user. Also is it possible to create a sort of roots group (kind of like the administrators group on Windows 2000) ?
 
Old 11-19-2003, 05:51 PM   #2
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it already exists, its called 'root'. root user is a member or root group, see?
you just need to add a user to that group.

but you should not really do it. sudo is much simpler. and safer.
 
Old 11-19-2003, 07:11 PM   #3
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What is sudo ?

du you mean the su command ?
 
Old 11-19-2003, 10:38 PM   #4
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http://www.starnetok.net/~jallen/howtos/sudo-howto.html
 
  


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