[mythtv-users] It works!
dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu
Tue Feb 6 12:59:14 UTC 2007
On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 11:21:28AM +0000, Damian Surr wrote:
> I seem to have got two 'roots' now though (if that's the corect
> terminoligy). For example, if I log into Ubuntu using user 'mythtv',
> pass 'mythtv', then whenever I use 'sudo' in the terminal, the password
> I need is 'mythtv'. When I log into my normal user and use sudo, the
> password I need is my usual password. This is probably normal but
> thought I should mention it just in case it points out what's going on.
sudo is a command to give a normal user root privs. It consults
/etc/sudoers to figure out what to ask for; usually, this is the
current user's password.
su is a command that also gives a normal user root privs. It has
no configuration, and always asks for root's own password.
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