In response to Akenner <slackwarew...@comcast.net>: > Hi, > > I'm using FreeBSD 7.1-RELEASE and I have multiple user accounts set up. > I made about 4 for myself to use and do various testing with, and made > some for my Wife as well because She knows UNIX better than I do anyway heh. > > Anyway, one of the things I forgot about, was that FreeBSD by default > doesn't allow just anyone to use su. > > I come from mainly using Linux, where you can log in and then whenever > you need to open a root xterm or even a root shell, you just type the > password and go. I looked up how to do this but most of my results came > back with setting up user accounts, and other things. I did add another > user that was in the wheel group so I could do it, but I'd really like > to be able to add my main user account to the wheel group so I can su > from this one instead of doing su otheruser and then su again to root. > > I found while searching for this something that MIGHT be what I'm > looking for, but after reading it over, it seems I'd have to read > through the whole man page first and then, it could be bad if I mistype > something, or I could even screw up an account, which I can't risk. > > Is there an exact way to take a user account on my system, and add it to > the wheel group?
man pw Specifically: pw usermod -n username -G wheel or pw groupmod -n wheel -m username -- Bill Moran http://www.potentialtech.com http://people.collaborativefusion.com/~wmoran/ _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"