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Old 07-02-2009, 09:08 AM   #16
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It's probably not a good idea to have more
Some distros just won't let you have more than one user with root privileges. Some don't even give you the ability to login directly as "root." (That's about my only beef with Ubuntu--if I have root stuff to do, I like to login as root, get it done, and get out.)
You can enable the root user in Ubuntu by typing:

Code:
sudo passwd root
It will first ask you for your sudo password, and then let you specify the root user's password.
 
Old 07-02-2009, 09:10 AM   #17
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It might be useful for texting on mobile 'phones where there's a limit on the number of characters you can enter, but not on these forums. It is laziness, or an attempt to appear "trendy". I fail to see the connection with intelligence.
 
Old 07-02-2009, 02:00 PM   #18
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Hi Grey & Brianl,
Materials are well tested and there is no doubt about the quality of support that i give. I think its only your issue. I dont want any more discussion on this on this which is out of subject.

Its better if you give solution of the problem that really helps other.

Last edited by vap16oct1984; 07-02-2009 at 02:06 PM.
 
Old 07-02-2009, 02:40 PM   #19
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I fully agree with the sentiments against SMS/AOL language.

@vap16oct1984
One must understand that some people here are already battling with english as it's not their native language. So adding incorrect english (SMS/AOL) in the mix makes it more difficult for them. It's also difficult for others to try to understand a mix of bad english with SMS/AOL speak.

English is not my native language but I have been speaking it and thinking in it for the past 15 years (due to an english speaking girlfriend and a job in a company where english is the official language). I'm however still battling with it at occasion. And SMS speak increases the number of occasions. I have to read a post with lots of SMS speak a number of times before I understand them.
The same applies by the way for posts consisting of one long sentence of 200 or 300 characters without punctuation.

@onebuck
As said, I fully agree with your sentiment. However, your 'back to aol' comment and the last sentence are a bit out of proportion in my opinion although I think I understand where they're coming from at this time.
 
Old 07-02-2009, 02:59 PM   #20
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<snip>

@onebuck
As said, I fully agree with your sentiment. However, your 'back to aol' comment and the last sentence are a bit out of proportion in my opinion although I think I understand where they're coming from at this time.
As I said a intelligent composed statement is easily understood. My statement of 'back to AOL' was to point too areas where it is used fluidly and mistakes do happen within that realm. I was also to the point of not really being able to convey the meaning any stronger without violations to my integrity.

I don't think that I was out of line with the statement of load. If someone has duties that they ignore in order to compress a response that may or may not aid someone. Then that poster should not really be relied on. In my realm that is irresponsible and you won't continue to work for me nor with me.

Sorry if that seems harsh but we need to stop being PC. Stand-up to what we believe that is right, morally and ethical. Not meaning to get into something that is really drifting from the OP. But this form of communication has no support within the technical arena let alone in a forum that people rely on clear and concise information. It's bad enough to present tech speak and having to define what you mean.
 
Old 07-03-2009, 01:15 AM   #21
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As I said a intelligent composed statement is easily understood. My statement of 'back to AOL' was to point too areas where it is used fluidly and mistakes do happen within that realm. I was also to the point of not really being able to convey the meaning any stronger without violations to my integrity.
When I read your 'back to aol', I had the feeling that you were saying that -from your view- vap16oct1984 was no longer welcome here because of his SMS speak. As you can see, it's something that can easily be misinterpreted.

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I don't think that I was out of line with the statement of load. If someone has duties that they ignore in order to compress a response that may or may not aid someone. Then that poster should not really be relied on. In my realm that is irresponsible and you won't continue to work for me nor with me.
OK, I now see your point. Did not understand it that way.

WimS
 
Old 07-03-2009, 04:06 AM   #22
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Well Gentleman,
I really surprised the way you discussing and talking. Why not concentrate on OP problem.
Why you guys are still fighting and arguing on this off topic.

Please grow up now and behave like a Gentleman. It good for Linux and good for us too.

......
 
Old 07-03-2009, 04:11 AM   #23
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what you exactly want to do here???
1)Are you want a normal user to do roots work?
2)Are you want to add user to root group?
3)Are you want user to become root?
Look Gentleman,

Where is the issue????? So please stop fighting and let your mind free
for Linux.

Thanks a lot.
 
Old 07-03-2009, 08:24 AM   #24
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Hi,

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Look Gentleman,

Where is the issue????? So please stop fighting and let your mind free
for Linux.

Thanks a lot.
No one is fighting here so cool it yourself. It's good to see that you indeed are using proper English now to communicate.
 
Old 07-03-2009, 10:04 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by junkjunk View Post
You can enable the root user in Ubuntu by typing:

Code:
sudo passwd root
It will first ask you for your sudo password, and then let you specify the root user's password.
Thank you.

That's the nice thing about ignorance, of which I have plenty. Ignorance can be cured.
 
Old 07-04-2009, 12:21 AM   #26
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[rant]LQ is a truly international group with people having varying degrees of proficiency in English. If we add some kind of trendy code (used in texting I guess) to the already steep learning curve of linux and of English, you just make comprehension more difficult, for no obvious reason, for a significant portion of our membership. I personally do not own and have never used a mobile phone and these coded messages take a bit of reading and rereading to make sense of them. I don't think it's asking too much for people to show some consideration to others and adopt a lingua franca that is suitable for all.[/rant]
cheers,
Attila
 
Old 05-14-2012, 01:07 PM   #27
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Thank You ... شكرا لك
 
  


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