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Script to change User to root
Joined: Jan 17, 2002
Sep 01, 2010 20:44:05
I want to write a script called say test.sh that when i execute it it would change the user logged in to root
Please how do i accomplish this
Joined: Jun 25, 2001
Sep 02, 2010 06:10:07
More likely you just want to change the effective user ID. The "su" and "sudo" commands do that.
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Joined: Aug 11, 2007
Sep 02, 2010 14:15:41
Using sudo is much less of a security hole than setting to root. You really should lookup and use sudo
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