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Offline lovelypp

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question about sudoers when run "sudo su"
« on: March 29, 2023, 05:38:00 PM »
when  running "sudo su" as tc,  want user to  input password, how ?



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Re: question about sudoers when run "sudo su"
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2023, 08:09:00 PM »

I am not sure by "user" you mean "you" or another user sharing your PC

until you get a better answer....
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sudo sudoes not need a password set and will then allow you to run multiple root commands.

If you need a root password set.....such as setting up a printer then try, for this session,
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sudo passwd
input your password, press enter and re-input.

this password is not saved unless you choose to backup your changes.

2) cups does not care what password you used when you first set a password, 2 weeks later,
if you have to make a change to printer that needs root password,  create a new password.

Hope that helps
« Last Edit: March 29, 2023, 08:11:30 PM by aus9 »