console as root-user
stevenp500 at bellsouth.net
Mon May 22 02:15:32 UTC 2006
Guillermo Garron wrote:
> As you may have noticed, when you start a console as non-root user and
> then you switch to root with "su" command, you are still unable to
> execute a lot of commands, as "ntsysv" or "iptables" i think could
> because of selinux, but anyway in the computer i have i start a
> Konsole (KDE) as root and problem solved.
> I have another PC only with Gnome, how do i start a console as root
> directly without switching users?
> i had to use this "trick"
> ssh -l root 127.0.0.1 to have access to all the commands.
> help me please.
> Guillermo Garron
Why not just do "su -" to access a login shell as root with the correct
path setting? That way you don't have to jump through hoops.
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