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From: 320095285153-0001@... (Achim Gottinger)
Subject: Re: How to allow su and ssh access
Date: Wed Jan 24 02:53:01 2001
Robert Schrem wrote:

> I feel pretty comfortable with using gentoo (now for
> almost 3 weeks) but I have still some problems that I
> clould not solve so far. The most important is this one:
>
> I'am wondering where to locate the 'switch' to allow
> users (at least myself) to use the su command to get
> temporary root rights.

You must add the users to the wheel group in /etc/groups

> Also I would like to be able to
> login as root via ssh. This is obviously blocked
> somewhere in the configuration files.

Normaly this is only blocked if you have no root password.

How about the @ in kde?

Bye Achim

>
>
> Any hint what configuration file(s) I should
> examin (tried already some in /etc/security
> but didn't get it done)...
>
> Anybody?
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