11-25-2007, 03:20 PM #1terminal
okay... i am trying to enter root command in terminal.
so.. i type su
then the prompt will ask me for password, so i type my admin password and nothing..???? confused.. must i set a password and if so where would i do this?
thanks -- this was a bit easier in mandrake-Griffey Jr ...the sweetest swing there ever was.
11-25-2007, 03:39 PM #2
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Lets assume you have administrative privileges and the corresponding user is <melow>
On the terminal type sudo melow and press enter.
When asked, enter the pw for user <melow>
type su melow and press enter.
Enter the pw
This will however work only if <melow> is the admin (root) user.
11-25-2007, 05:48 PM #3
gratz-Griffey Jr ...the sweetest swing there ever was.
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