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Re: [vox-tech] User with root privileges



On Thu, 20 Nov 2003, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> >
> >    On my SuSE box, I can make any user a member of the group "root" and they
> >    will have full privileges.
>
> that's not quite accurate.  UID != GID.
>
> pete


Yeah, but that's still not a bad idea.  If files owned by root are also
owned by the group root, then adding joeuser to the group root would have
largely the desired effect (without messing with sudo or the root user
itself).

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