Vote for new Ubuntu Feature
aradsky at ne.rr.com
Thu Jan 11 22:32:30 UTC 2007
>Not being able to login as root user in Ubuntu is a pain.
>The feature I propose is that every time Ubuntu won't let you do
>something because you're not the root user or owner of something, it
>should give you the opportunity to enter your password.
>Some features do that now. Make it universal.
Addressing the problem of editing and then saving changes to an
unsavable menu.list, change its permissions before attempting to do the
sudo chmod go+rw /boot/grub/menu.list
(If asked for a password, enter your user password).
'sudo' gives the ordinary user the ability to perform as root for this
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