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Date:      Tue, 20 Jan 2009 12:29:43 -1000
From:      Clifton Royston <cliftonr@lava.net>
To:        Akenner <SlackWareWolf@comcast.net>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Edit user groups
Message-ID:  <20090120222942.GB26526@lava.net>
In-Reply-To: <49762F6C.8040404@comcast.net>
References:  <49762F6C.8040404@comcast.net>

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On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 03:09:16PM -0500, Akenner wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm using FreeBSD 7.1-RELEASE and I have multiple user accounts set up. 
> I made about 4 for myself to use and do various testing with, and made 
> some for my Wife as well because She knows UNIX better than I do anyway heh.
> 
> Anyway, one of the things I forgot about, was that FreeBSD by default 
> doesn't allow just anyone to use su.

Good advice given so far (pw is a good tool, direct editing works) but
I'd also suggest you consider installing and using sudo; I always
install it on all of my systems and use it probably 10-20 times as
often as su.

  -- Clifton

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