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Sony

Senior Lighting Designer
Joined
May 2, 2001
Ok I'm using Linux and I need to know how to set the user preferences because I need to give myself full access on a non-root account but I can't figure out how to do it could someone please help me. I'm using Mandrake 8.1

Thank you,
Sony
 

David

Forums Super Moderator
Joined
Feb 20, 2001
Full access is only available to the root user. Normal users cannot modify system files. There is only one superuser. Just make yourself an account. Why do you need full access?
 
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Sony

Sony

Senior Lighting Designer
Joined
May 2, 2001
PenguinFreak said:
Full access is only available to the root user. Normal users cannot modify system files. There is only one superuser. Just make yourself an account. Why do you need full access?

Ok thanks j/w if I could and how thanks for the help bro :):)
 

David

Forums Super Moderator
Joined
Feb 20, 2001
Try:

su -c "<command name>"

When you want to run a command as root. It will prompt you for the password and is safer than being root all the time.