Re: [linuxham] Re: Audigy 2 and Audigy4 OSS-emulation mixer remapping
- On Sun, 2007-05-20 at 19:51 -0400, Phil Barnett wrote:
> On Sunday 20 May 2007 19:06, Graham Campbell wrote:But remember the OP was running Ubuntu and had no root account, hence no
> > > followed by
> > >
> > > passwd root
> > >
> > > so you know the password for the root account...
> > This depends on the /etc/sudoers file. I have my systems at home set
> > to not require a password entry for members of the wheel group. And
> > guess who is the only member of the wheel group?
> No, this does not depend on anything with the sudoers file. If you
> know the
> root password, you can
> su -
> and you will be root. no sudo involved.
- On Sun, 2007-05-20 at 21:11 -0400, Stephen Brown Jr wrote:
> If your running Ubuntu, this wiki entry might help:AHA. This reference makes many things clear to a non-Ubuntu user like
> I've enabled root on all my Ubuntu boxes by issuing sudo passwd root,
> then I can su in a terminal and do what I need to do from there. I
> love Ubuntu and have been happily using it for two years, but it's
> still beyond me why they don't think a root account should be enabled
> by default.
myself. It even covers the thing that started the whole discussion -
redirecting output from a sudo execution. It is clear that I had a
number of mis-conceptions about Ubuntu.
Thanks for the clarification