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Re: How to give administrative previledges



On Apr 6, 2005 12:40 AM, Chethiya K Ranaweera <ckranaweera gmail com> wrote:
> I want to create a user with administrative peviledges. First I
> created a user and checked the /etc/passwd file. His IUD and GID were
> 500:500( I think this is by default from Redhat). Then I tried to
> change GID to 0, logged back into the system. He did not have admin
> access. Does anybody know how to give a user administrative
> previledges, so that he can update the system ,,, etc??

*Highly Unrecommended (FYI)* : You will have to manually add a user to
the /etc/passwd file with the UID/GID 0. So whenever you login, you
end up in root's home with root priviledges. Even 'who' shows root as
logged in.


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