Tag: root

446 What is the "You have new mail" message in Linux/UNIX? 2011-07-04T15:23:42.730

319 chown is not changing symbolic link 2009-11-09T13:02:39.417

89 Why is the most powerful user on a Unix/Linux system called “root?” 2018-01-22T16:01:56.207

62 Force logout a user 2011-11-18T09:51:18.337

55 Where did the term "superuser" originate? 2018-01-20T23:53:33.573

54 Does the root account always have UID/GID 0? 2013-08-01T19:02:50.453

45 Can I create an SSH user which can access only certain directory? 2011-06-18T22:06:14.593

45 Sudo vs root; any actual differences? 2014-06-20T21:15:38.357

39 How to check root partition with fsck? 2012-03-15T21:26:42.987

32 How do I run a launchd command as root 2009-09-05T01:00:17.743

32 removing write permission does not prevent root from writing to the file 2010-02-03T00:11:29.810

31 Where's .bashrc for root? 2011-04-08T19:22:02.603

31 How to determine the user and group of a deamon in Ubuntu? 2012-03-09T13:07:22.183

27 Can I make a script always execute as root? 2012-06-22T19:29:00.323

26 How do I make sudo ask for the root password? 2010-07-09T04:38:21.653

25 Why is it possible to change the password of an admin user on linux? 2012-10-18T14:38:41.507

24 User not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported 2010-03-15T22:55:51.580

24 Creating files and directories with a certain owner (user/group) while sudoing 2012-02-07T08:33:52.533

20 Synology DSM - Can't log as root (but works with admin) 2016-03-27T12:20:45.027

17 Is PermitRootLogin based on UID or user name? 2016-08-24T12:00:45.553

16 Set password for root on virtualbox ubuntu 2010-12-13T00:42:16.850

15 How can I install DropBox without root privileges? 2009-11-17T14:08:37.753

15 UNIX - mount: only root can do that 2010-05-25T15:57:48.630

14 What is different between root and sudo? 2011-06-19T16:31:07.330

14 sudo command trying to search for hostname 2012-05-28T18:20:43.657

14 Can't install Parallels Tools on Debian 7.2.0 2013-11-09T15:14:20.877

14 DDoS Virus infection (as a unix service) on a Debian 8 VM Webserver 2015-01-12T22:48:09.120

11 apt-get update not working: Signing/ Verification errors 2016-03-30T19:56:16.227

10 How to run a program as root without "sudo"? 2011-05-31T09:35:25.363

10 CentOS 6.5 - bash: service: command not found 2014-06-27T20:42:32.570

9 Why is it bad to run as root? 2010-12-04T17:00:13.433

9 SSH key associated with root directory 2011-02-20T03:08:06.050

9 Adjusting $PATH in /etc/profile does not affect root 2011-05-25T13:33:23.023

9 Debian - allow user to be root only for specific commands 2013-11-18T11:05:11.573

9 Why should I really disable root ssh login? 2015-11-27T16:45:54.223

8 Ubuntu: Accidentally changed root user to nonexistent shell 2009-11-21T08:29:26.457

8 Concern over running WireShark as root 2010-05-09T05:12:07.280

8 Are root password changes logged? 2010-09-02T17:54:22.657

8 Restoring a SD card after using it to root a device 2011-06-23T14:37:35.830

8 I just ran rm /* accidentally, any fix? 2013-02-18T20:44:48.737

8 What's default root password for docker official Centos image 2015-05-07T23:05:51.577

8 How to open a file in ranger as root? 2017-07-23T13:19:04.527

8 Xubuntu 16.04 ttyname failed Inappropriate ioctl for device 2017-08-16T18:26:51.613

8 Allowing automatic command execution as root on Linux using SSH 2019-09-11T06:47:11.417

7 Specify root dir inside tarball 2010-01-20T01:09:35.243

7 How to log in as root in linux shell? 2010-07-20T10:37:04.253

7 Why is the dreadful 'rm -rf /' even allowed? 2011-09-15T10:42:03.147

7 I believe I've deleted MySQL root user, how do I recreate it? 2011-10-20T13:38:28.327

7 Is there an account to see all folders on a Time Capsule? 2012-03-07T17:45:39.667

7 How do I install python with proper permissions? 2013-03-28T13:22:01.763

6 How can I pass Root Password to a script 2009-08-20T07:46:10.390

6 Unset the system immutable bit in Mac OS X 2010-03-09T15:38:53.680

6 How can I find out which user logged in as root? 2010-10-21T16:33:00.867

6 Potential issues with adding /usr/local/[s]bin to root's path? 2011-03-02T17:24:02.937

6 How can I configure Samba to share (read/write) any folder with root permissions? 2011-10-10T11:07:02.503

6 Use another user's .vimrc and .vim/ 2012-04-18T14:55:28.013

6 man page only found after ran with root 2012-09-04T12:41:41.377

6 Why doesn't the administrator mode protect Windows from malware? 2012-09-11T19:32:58.730

5 Change Superuser name in Ubuntu? 2009-08-09T18:21:24.933

5 How do I enable the root account in Mac OS X? 2009-09-21T15:32:16.337

5 In Linux, is working as su the same as working as root? 2010-07-06T20:34:39.437

5 How to hide a code from myself until a specified time? 2013-07-12T21:52:52.760

5 chown: changing ownership not permitted, even though running as root 2014-03-22T14:15:16.720

5 How can I become root in Yosemite? 2014-10-26T00:39:31.010

5 Should I use sudo in a script or sudo an entire script? 2017-10-02T20:14:16.667

4 Who knows an alternative to thawte's discontinued personal mail certificate service? 2009-10-19T13:56:55.577

4 What is the default root password for DSLinux? 2010-03-17T10:05:32.000

4 Modify root password on MacOS X 2010-05-16T19:02:05.267

4 How can I use sed in /etc/apache2/sites-available? 2010-11-07T02:37:07.683

4 root password is not working for su in terminal 2011-05-06T08:08:18.863

4 I can't find adb_usb.ini 2011-12-03T16:57:32.113

4 Running chrome in Backtrack Linux 2012-05-16T15:05:43.187

4 Enable simple password for root user on CentOS 2012-07-04T10:34:39.993

4 Any way to use sftp as superuser? 2012-07-27T13:33:29.957

4 Is it possible to change the ownership of an executable to root using sudo? 2012-09-19T21:55:19.997

4 User defined mapping hostname-to-address without root privileges 2012-10-16T13:21:43.350

4 Should root ever own files in my (linux) home directory? 2012-10-30T03:11:08.840

4 Renamed root in /etc/passwd and now sudo does not work 2012-12-11T21:00:36.207

4 Howto set a root password in Freenas? 2014-02-11T08:03:29.517

4 Cannot login as any user other than root - no error message 2016-04-15T08:59:24.337

4 root crontab not executing 2016-06-15T08:34:24.447

4 Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/) error when trying to install unrar from the terminal in Ubuntu 2016-08-01T05:31:45.550

4 How to get around this error when unTarring an archive “tar: Cannot change ownership to uid 1000, gid 1000: Operation not permitted” 2019-05-10T20:05:43.050

3 Download and install newer KDE without root access? 2009-10-20T21:31:16.747

3 root can't write or modify /bin, /usr/bin, /sbin, /usr/sbin 2009-11-13T19:51:36.337

3 Why can't Unix users renice downwards? 2009-12-28T16:07:14.773

3 Why is the reported user "root" when a "normal user" executes "ps ux" on OS X? Is this normal behaviour? 2010-03-23T07:32:55.633

3 CentOS, sudo Doesn't Accept root Password, but Logging in as root Works 2010-04-09T18:14:02.883

3 Help with running crontab from root 2010-06-12T05:13:20.707

3 cron.weekly and cron.monthly run times 2010-09-15T23:14:49.393

3 Permission denied as root 2011-03-23T06:48:42.907

3 How do I go into root and have it change my prompt? 2011-04-10T09:06:47.643

3 How to allow root user to start up under FileVault 2 in Lion? 2011-10-28T23:19:01.787

3 How do I run bash scripts as root over SSH? 2011-10-31T14:20:15.807

3 /bin/su: Permission denied in CentOS can not set su - root 2011-12-29T03:41:51.507

3 chown -R root.root / 2012-02-17T02:50:06.373

3 I created an Ubuntu server. Do I have a "root" user? 2012-03-03T17:25:52.483

3 Root Can't Delete Folder It Owns 2012-04-24T18:57:49.180

3 Can't login as root after changing permissions of /usr/bin 2012-08-03T09:51:02.733