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Old 10-24-2006, 06:35 AM   #1
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How to add user with admin rights or root previliges?

how can i add a user in fedora that has a root privileges or admin rights? and what or how i will do the prompting for a change of password in the first use of their account?
Old 10-24-2006, 09:05 AM   #2
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You can change a user's password by using the passwd command. Regarding adding a root user, you would be wiser to either use su root when you want to perform root actions or alternatively grant root priviledges to a user for certain tasks. You do this by first editing the sudoers file to grant root permissions to a particular user for certain actions and then you would use the sudo command as that user to perform root actions.


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