Root! Root! Root!

Rich Rudnick nickrud at
Thu Mar 24 20:37:35 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-03-24 at 01:59 -0500, gmike wrote:
> since you cannot do everything with command, i think, how do you user
> root permission.
> trying to edit /etc/apt or /etc/fstab, these are very important to me.
> i cannot mount my ntfs because i do not have permission

If you truly must have a root shell (for example, while working
in /etc/shorewall), `sudo [-i|-s]`  will log you in. 

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