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    Talking New "Root" User

    Hi! I was wondering if there was a way to create another user that has root priveladges. With a different name of course.

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    Linux Enthusiast carlosponti's Avatar
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    Dec 2004
    there is but its usually not advised. better off using root when you need to.
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    Theres no need to, just an added security weakness.

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    Blackfooted Penguin daark.child's Avatar
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    Apr 2006
    West Yorks
    As others mentioned its not a good idea to create multiple users with full root privileges. You can use "sudo" to give some users the ability to run some commands that are usually reserved for root.

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