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Old 08-13-07, 07:28 AM   #30
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Default Re: Beryl

Originally Posted by grey_1
Definite learning curve with debian. I have to say I don't understand the mentality that designs an OS which hides root and sudo privileges from the person who installs and sets up the OS.

I need to add my user name to /etc/sudoers so I can at least do basic admin tasks like installing my gfx drivers, but visudo is out as I have no root privileges in a terminal. And whose password is entered under root in group?

Not caring for this at all.
Run "su" instead of "sudo" then edit your sudoers, when prompted for a passwd use the root pwd.
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