david_walcroft at yahoo.com.au
Mon Sep 25 04:51:59 UTC 2006
Aaron Konstam wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-09-24 at 14:18 +0100, tokyoi at mac.com wrote:
>> On 24 Sep 2006, at 14:29, Aaron Konstam wrote:
>>> On Sat, 2006-09-23 at 22:36 -0400, Ric Moore wrote:
>>>> On Sun, 2006-09-24 at 12:13 +1000, david walcroft wrote:
>>>>> You wouldn't believe I forgot the command to move from 'user' ->
>>>>> in bash....
>>>>> Thanks for any help
>>>> su ? or sudo?
>>> su -
>>> is really the best command.
>> Depends on how long you want to be on your machine with full root
>> privileges (su - ; security issue) and which commands you need --
>> sudo is fine for a lot of tasks but of course depends on the
>> configuration of sudoers.
> The original question is how do move from user to root? sudo does not do
> that. If you are root you have root priviledges. There is no way to get
> around that.
Thanks everyone for your help it's for short term use.
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