for everyone whose sick of sudo read this

Mustafa Abbasi lordverminard at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 04:05:28 UTC 2005


ok so maybe root in gnome is not a ver good idea but is there anyway to 
temporarily give root
access then soon as job is done take it away without having to relogin.

On 6/30/05, Brian Astill <bastill at adam.com.au> wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 30 Jun 2005 08:13 am, Stephen R Laniel wrote:
> > I'm curious how it happened, actually, because it's quite
> > hard to edit the sudoers file without going through a lot of
> > effort.
> 
> Hmm ...
> Try opening a root terminal - that will ask for your password of course, 
> and
> then provide you with a terminal which has a root prompt eg "root at hoarykde
> :".
> From there "visudo" works just fine.
> 
> However, any additional users would have to have sudo privileges 
> specifically
> added (if that was what was wanted) SFAIK.
> 
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> Regards,
> Brian
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