I tried to make my account root by editing etc/group:
root:x:0:oneat daemon:x:1: bin:x:2: sys:x:3: adm:x:4:oneat ...
But it didn't succeed. What can I do more?
Depending on what you're trying to do, the correct way to perform tasks as root is to use
What you seem to have done is add your user to the
There are two common ways of being an administrator on unix systems:
* either know the password for the
The way to register as a sudoer is to be listed in the
If you already had the permission to run
Prefixing commands to run as root with
You could create a new user that shares the same
Historically, members of the group
Don't do it. You will inevitably screw up your system completely running as root all the time.
What task do you find yourself performing so often that you must become root to handle it?