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Old 04-17-2006, 02:11 PM   #1
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how to upgrade to admin a/c


Am running fc4 and i would like to know how i can upgrade my user a/c to an admin a/c as with my a/c i can't install coppermine. i get
you dont have permission to access /cpg/144/install.php.
Any help will be appreciated.
 
Old 04-17-2006, 02:16 PM   #2
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you don't change your account, you just log in as root in the first place, or become root with the su command.
 
Old 04-18-2006, 03:37 AM   #3
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thank you i have never logged in as root i always use the su command but since in need to run the script in my browser that is why i asked as the browser need to run in an admin login, to log in as root do i use the username: root i know it's kind of stupid to ask but i have never known how i can log in as root.
 
Old 04-18-2006, 03:41 AM   #4
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You can add your default user to sudo list.

man sudo for more info
 
Old 04-18-2006, 05:31 PM   #5
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thanks but even root cant install since it runs from browser i still got the same error message, so i think my nobody settings need editing as that is what apache uses to browse. am watching another thread where i put up the user: nobody issue to see if i will get any help thanks though
 
Old 04-19-2006, 01:12 AM   #6
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what runs for a browser?? there's no way you should be able to install stuff via a web browser... that's where rootkits and other exploits come from. instead save the file, become root, and then install.
 
Old 04-19-2006, 07:19 AM   #7
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am trying to install coppermine photo gallery and they say on directions of how to install is that you place install directory in your web directory and you run the installer from your browser with the path "httP://your.domain/coppermine/install.php" where coppermine is whatever name you rename the folder containing install files.
here is a link to the documentation provided for installing since i may be phrasing my question wrongly: http://coppermine-gallery.net/demo/c...tm#permissions

but the error mesage i get no matter my login is: "you dont have permision to access /cpg144/install.php on this server" i have tried puting the whole folder on chmod 777 just to see if it will work but nothing works the same error message keeps coming back.

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Old 04-19-2006, 08:24 AM   #8
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that sounds like your apache server is not configured correctly...
 
Old 04-20-2006, 07:51 AM   #9
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i finnaly solved it and thanks acid for your heads up, my problem was the chcon command since that is what apache uses to know what to open or not suffice it to say even by setting the appropriate chmod command without setting the required chcon apache wont run scripts.
 
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chcon? ACK!! SELinux strikes again!!
 
  


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