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Old 11-17-2010, 08:25 PM   #1
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Creating permissions for everything


I am a newbie for Fedora 12.
I am the only user and will not add any more users. What I would like to do is configure to allow me access everything with no "insufficient rights" messages.
Further, I would like to be able to operate the GUI in the root user mode when desired.

Thanks
73's
 
Old 11-17-2010, 08:57 PM   #2
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I am a newbie for Fedora 12.
I am the only user and will not add any more users. What I would like to do is configure to allow me access everything with no "insufficient rights" messages.
Further, I would like to be able to operate the GUI in the root user mode when desired.

Thanks
73's
right click the file then select properties
select permission tab. add user you want a full permission access to that file or folder.
 
Old 11-18-2010, 12:52 AM   #3
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Doing everything as root is very bad idea, period.
 
Old 11-18-2010, 01:26 AM   #4
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You could maybe(!) get away with doing everything as root IF you're not connected to the internet. Otherwise, please don't do that. If you get infected/owned, we all suffer because your system will then attack others.
Also, one wrong cmd/typo as root and you can delete your entire sytem. Generally, & at the cmd line in particular, *nix doesn't have an 'Are you sure?' option or an undo/go back fn.
 
Old 11-18-2010, 01:36 AM   #5
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Further, I would like to be able to operate the GUI in the root user mode when desired.
YOU DO NOT !!!
if that is what you want to do

install windows xp
 
Old 11-18-2010, 05:09 AM   #6
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I have used linux for about 3 years now and it is only sometimes I log in as a root. If I am logged in as a root I read the man page of all the commands I type.
 
Old 11-18-2010, 07:14 PM   #7
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try this one go to System> Administration> Distro Control Panel(System Setting)> Security> Configure system security, permission and audit, Configure Mandriva tools. Select your account or user password..
 
Old 11-18-2010, 07:45 PM   #8
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why don't you add your user to /etc/sudoers file and in this way u will have access to all your files and documents....

open the file with vi editor and search for root, under root add your username and apply to ALL, just do the same as root.
 
  


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