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GT I.N.C 10-19-2002 06:26 AM

root to another user
 
If i'm logged in as root and i open a console, in the console how do i logout of root and log in to another user, if you get what i'm saying....

Garry :D

RKris 10-19-2002 07:17 AM

hi man
type "exit" or predd ctrl -D

regards
Krishna

RKris 10-19-2002 07:18 AM

I see..
You have to exit it completely

regards
Krishna

markus1982 10-19-2002 07:43 AM

If you just want to execute commands as a user other than root use su username like
Code:

su markus

GT I.N.C 10-19-2002 08:10 AM

Sorry Rkris dude that doesn't work :D it just closes the console....thanks for trying but!

Thanks markus dude that worked hehehe

Garry :D

trickykid 10-19-2002 09:35 AM

Exit will only work if you have already used su to login as another user in the same terminal.. etc.
And to think su stands for super user which most think, actually stands for substitute user as you can clearly see. :)

beelzebub888 12-27-2002 02:13 AM

Can you tell me -How to add a system user from web?
 
Can you tell me -How to add a system user from web?


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