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Old 12-06-2005, 04:52 AM   #1
Michael Wright
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Unhappy Terminal Shell Question

Hi All

i have a quick question on Terminal?, I tried to login to the Shell Terminal and it wont let me download cPanel when i put the root southerncross in dose not say i'm log into the root terminl. can any body help out.

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Old 12-06-2005, 05:14 AM   #2
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Aye no speaka ze inglish....

Use real sentences and spell correctly, that post made no sense whatsoever. While it has some newbie misconceptions that are usually easy to overlook, combined with the sub-par grammer makes it impossible to understand.

Are you getting an incorrect password error or something...?
Old 12-06-2005, 05:26 AM   #3
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as a current resident of germany who doesn't speak german that well i am pretty good at deciphering (sp) bad english.
hope this helps in some small trival way.
userlogged into to shell terminal, attempted to DL Cpanel. when user su's to root error comes back saying user is not logged into root.
Old 12-06-2005, 05:33 AM   #4
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Any thoughts on the relevance to the Southern Cross?

Wait, it says "dose not say i'm log into the root terminl" - possibly meaning that he just hasn't recieved any feedback that he's logged in as root, rather than meaning that he has received feedback that he isn't logged in as root. Maybe he just doesn't know how to tell if you're logged in as root?

Michael, when you're logged in as root, there should be a # at the end of the prompt, where normally there would be a $. The prompt may also state explicitly who is logged in e.g. a prompt like ""

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Old 01-14-2006, 07:18 PM   #5
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Hi guys

I've checked out the (su) it did ask me for the password, and logged in fine. Thanks for helping out....


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