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Date:      Fri, 9 Feb 1996 00:27:27 -0800 (PST)
From:      Donald Burr <>
To:        "Miguel A.L. Paraz" <>
Subject:   Re: How to 'su'
Message-ID:  <>
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On Fri, 9 Feb 1996, Miguel A.L. Paraz wrote:

> Hello!
> How do you su to root?  Even if the user's GID is changed to 0
> with vipw, su still says:
> su: you are not in the correct group to su root.

You have to edit /etc/group and add you login name to the "wheel" group.  


It doesn't matter what your GID is set in /etc/passwd, you just have to 
be listed in the 'wheel' group in order to be able to su.

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