cant su to root

Dez Accid dez at
Tue Jul 1 11:04:20 UTC 2008

Warren Liddell wrote:
> When i try to su to root from konsole within kde it tells me..
> $ su
> su: Sorry
> i got a feeling when i added my user client to operators group this may have 
> done this an sadly now i cant run or do anything that requires root access.

Your user needs to be in wheel group to be able to su to root.

To add the user to wheel group, you can use pw(8):

# pw usermod your_username -G wheel


Dez Accid

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