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Re: [Xlog-discussion] Install help]

From: Nate Bargmann
Subject: Re: [Xlog-discussion] Install help]
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2008 20:15:22 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

* T + J Williams <address@hidden> [2008 Sep 02 12:51 -0500]:
> Hi Folks,
> This is a little off the subject, but here goes. Sri.
> > > 
> > > Since there is by default no login root user in Ubuntu, you need to  
> > > use sudo to assume the role of the root user.  In the terminal  
> > > window, type 'sudo apt-get remove xlog'.  Also use sudo for any  
> > > system activities, including the 'make install' step when compiling  
> > > from a tarball.
> > > 
> > > Bob, N7XY
> I always found using sudo on Ubuntu to be a pain. I "grew up" using su to 
> become 
> root, do what need to be done, and then exiting to get out of the root shell.
> Here is a little trick I use to give root a valid password on Ubuntu.
> Just run:
> "sudo sh"
> You will get a shell as root, and can then run
> "passwd" to set a root password.
> I know... security. 

I've done `sudo su' to get to a root prompt as well.  TIMTOWTDI.  :)

73, de Nate >>


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