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Re: sudo doesn't work, I'm not in sudoers file, but I am.



On Sunday 13 January 2008, Craig White wrote:
>On Sun, 2008-01-13 at 15:25 +1030, Tim wrote:
>> On Sat, 2008-01-12 at 23:20 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> > In fact, my password, while longer than most, is about half the length
>> > of roots, which is so long its not usable with ssh or samba.  For that
>> > reason, I wouldn't mind being forced to use roots password to sudo.
>>
>> That's what "su" is for, surely?  "su" to become root, "sudo" to pretend
>> to be root.
>
>----
>I don't know, I su to other users (not root) sometimes.
>
>Craig

I do too, to admin amanda.

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