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SuperUser <s>

Post by Olaf Ti » Sun, 12 Sep 1993 22:54:01




>    I am a new Linux user, and I made a mistake which caused my "root"
> user to never be able to log back in.  I finally reinstalled the operating
> system.  Is there a way to create multiple SuperUsers?

Give them UID 0.

Olaf
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Post by Joern Rennec » Tue, 14 Sep 1993 17:54:24




>>        I am a new Linux user, and I made a mistake which caused my "root"
>> user to never be able to log back in.  I finally reinstalled the operating
>> system.  Is there a way to create multiple SuperUsers?
>Give them UID 0.

If you want different regular users with access to root permissions,
give them membership in the 'wheel' group. They can then su to root without
supplying a password.

        Joern Rennecke