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Old 01-28-2010, 12:01 AM   #1
124vikas.dange@gmail.com
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Smile I can not login to my root account in ubuntu 9.10


Hi forum,

What's happened i don't know. I am not able to switch root

account. when i use su - root command to switch normal user to

root account it give following error.

setgid: Operation not permitted

Thank you
Vikas
 
Old 01-28-2010, 12:13 AM   #2
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$ sudo su -
Always works for me.
 
Old 01-28-2010, 04:24 AM   #3
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su doesn't work in ubuntu.

Try
Code:
sudo -s
 
Old 01-28-2010, 04:33 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by 124vikas.dange@gmail.com View Post
Hi forum,

What's happened i don't know. I am not able to switch root

account. when i use su - root command to switch normal user to

root account it give following error.

setgid: Operation not permitted

Thank you
Vikas
A short answer man sudo and you will find out how to become root
My way sudo su enter
password enter
 
  


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