jared.buck at gmail.com
Wed Sep 13 23:01:33 UTC 2006
you need to do sudo make and sudo make install.
On 9/13/06, David McCormick <dubmccormick at wvmcc.com> wrote:
> Simon Skogh wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-09-13 at 17:54 -0400, David McCormick wrote:
> >> How do you log in as root? I never was asked to enter a root password
> >> during the install.
> >> David
> > Any command that needs to be run as root can be done with sudo. For
> > example, if you need root-privileges to create a file, "touch filename"
> > won't work, but "sudo touch filename" will. If you want to "log in"
> > within the terminal as a root user, you can issue "sudo -i" and you will
> > be considered root. For graphical applications, it's recomended to use
> > gksudo.
> > There are ways to activate root as its own account, but as far as I
> > know, there really isn't a reason for it.
> > If you still want more information, this site might help:
> > http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Dapper#User_Administration
> If you can do anything that can be done as root by using sudo why do I
> keep getting permission denied when I run make and make install?
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