about using su

Jorge Luis Vivas jlvivas at intercable.net.ve
Thu Sep 30 14:37:49 UTC 2004

Jim Cheetham wrote:

> hernandez nestor wrote:
>> hello there,
>> I just wanted to aks how to get root privilegies,
>> when I type su, it ask for password...
>> what is the password,
>> I want to edit the sources.list of debian,
>> but gives a non write permission
>> help!!!!!!!!!!!!!
> Use the 'sudo' command instead, and provide your own user password.
> -jim
But if you really want to use su, just:

	sudo passwd root

and you´ll get what you want..

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