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Re: [vox-tech] User with root privileges




Richard Crawford wrote:

> Let me add a disclaimer at the beginning of this:  I do not know why this
> person wants to do this, and I have already advised them that it is not
> the safest course of action.
>
> But anyway.
>
> They want to set up their user login on their home *nix machine so that
> they have root privileges.

Add a new user in /etc/passwd with user id = 0.

>  I have never done this and I've never had a
> need for it, but I imagine there's a way to do it.  What is that way?
>
> Sláinte,
> Richard S. Crawford (AIM: Buffalo2K)
>
> http://www.mossroot.com   http://www.stonegoose.com/catseyeview
> Howard Dean for America:  http://www.deanforamerica.com
> "I really didn't realize the librarians were, you know, such a dangerous
> group. They are subversive. You think they're just sitting there at the
> desk, all quiet and everything. They're like plotting the revolution, man.
> I wouldn't mess with them."
> --Michael Moore
>
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