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    Root Login issues


    UPDATE: I ended up creating a new password and username for my self but when using su and typing in my password it says I'm not in the sudoers file. Any fix for this?
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    Last edited by luckylucious; 1 Week Ago at 12:15 AM.

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    Bump, any fix for the sudoers file would be greatly appreciated

    Update: I've tried uusing visudo but I've been denied perms. Any other ideas
    Last edited by luckylucious; 1 Week Ago at 12:19 AM.

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    Linux User peteh's Avatar
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    Do you remember your previous password? If so try that with sudo.
    Pete

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    Linux Guru Rubberman's Avatar
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    Does the root account have a password? If so, login as root and edit the /etc/sudoers file to give yourself appropriate permissions.
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
    Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!

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    For your new user to be able to sudo you may need to add it to sudo group. Depends on distro, I have no Knoppix here to check it out.

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