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SeaPig
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 23, 2002 2:14 am    Post subject: can't su Reply with quote

I am having a rather strange problem. My gentoo 1.2 system will not let me su. I know the password is correct because I can log in as root just can't su. Also any app that needs me to be root to run will prompt me for the root password, but it will not except it. any one seen this???
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therobot
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 23, 2002 2:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

once again, read the faq, at gentoo.org.

then add your user to the wheel group.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 23, 2002 3:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Also the first thread 'stickied' in the Newbies forum, titled Problems with su? Read this.

Locking, and moving from Installing Gentoo to Other Things Gentoo as this is not an Installation issue.
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