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    Quote Originally Posted by xylex_blaiste
    so what happened Darrant, you had like 2 roots? will the system allow that? aren't IDs supposed to be unique? that's like a sure breach of security protocol there! or a bug. ain't it?

    Bug!!
    You can have 10s of such user.
    But yes, its not a good practice to even give the root's password to multiple admins.
    Hey the conf files dont have CVS
    You are the one Linux!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darrant
    I set my UID to 0 just to try and see if it would take and it did with no problems. I was able to do it in SuSE and Redhat, but then again this was like 3 - 4 years ago when I was able to do this.
    It still works!!
    In RH9 and it should work in future also.
    You are the one Linux!

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