su command question

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at
Sat Jul 5 06:21:24 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-07-04 at 17:12 -0700, Smoot Carl-Mitchell wrote:
> The original poster wanted the script to run as the
> user "ventrilo" and *not* as the user "root".

It's early in the morning and maybe there is a better solution, but it
seems sensible to do the following if there isn't one:

sudo su ventrilo -c "/etc/ventrilo/ventrilo_srv -d"

The OP can the set up /etc/sudoers to allow running 'su ventrilo -c
"/etc/ventrilo/ventrilo_srv -d"' without a password

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