that darned ROOT problem

Duncan Lithgow duncan at
Wed Sep 28 20:04:16 UTC 2005

Bo Grimes wrote:
>> So there IS a message, but I also think it could be clearer both in 
>> wording and visibility.
> I know I said I was dropping it, but that is distinctly NOT a message 
> explaining how to access root, just that you're creating a non-root 
> account.  It implies there is a root account somewhere.  If you can read 
> that message and understand you need to sudo, more power to you.  You 
> have a high PSI. :-)

I agree, the message says clearly an account for non-administrative 
purposes. Doesn't mention anything what to do if you want to administrate...


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