ssh login as root

Dima Sorkin dima.sorkin at
Sat Mar 10 16:43:45 UTC 2007

 Actually I would prefer to do it via "su".
Here a really newbie question:
1) How do I join regular user to 'wheel' group ?
2) How do I join a user to some group 'some_group' ?.
Which manpage to read ?


On 3/10/07, Guido Demmenie <rottweilertje at> wrote:

> Default setting is that root can not login via ssh (and that's how
> you want it).
> You can use su(1) to gain root privileges when loged in on your box
> with a normal
> user if needed (if you are in the group wheel).

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