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bug#23773: su is not working for non-root users

From: Bernhard Voelker
Subject: bug#23773: su is not working for non-root users
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2016 07:44:06 +0200
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tag 23773 notabug

On 06/15/2016 06:31 PM, Al Mamun wrote:
> Hi,
> I was trying to "su - nonrootuser" but it returns incorrect password but
> the password is ok and I can login from ssh. Everything is good with root.
> Only the non-root user is causing the problem.

The program su is no longer part of coreutils since version 8.18 (2012),
so - depending on your distribution - chances are that you're using the
implementation of the util-linux package.

Thus said, we cannot help you here, and therefore I'm marking this as
done in our bug tracker.

Have a nice day,

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