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Old 12-19-2000, 11:41 AM   #1
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I have a root account and my user account, and I want to give my user account privledged rights on my system. I am not sure how to do that. Could someone please send me info on how.

Old 12-20-2000, 02:28 AM   #2
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Put the user in the group 'root' will give him some rights. btw, why do you want to give a user root rights? It can be a major security flaw, even when you're the user yourself!


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