Em Domingo 08 Novembro 2009, William escreveu:
> A. On Sun, 2009-11-08 at 09:47 -0300, Marcelo Magno T. Sales
> > Em Domingo 08 Novembro 2009, William escreveu:
> > > On Sun, 2009-11-08 at 00:31 -0300, Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
> > > > Em Domingo 08 Novembro 2009, William escreveu:
> > > > > I'm the only one that use my computer I would like to know
> > > > > how to add super user access to my user so I do not have to
> > > > > run sudo and to install software ?
> > > >
> > > > That's not a good idea. Running a GUI (and many other
> > > > softwares) as root may open security breaches which will make
> > > > it easier for an attacker to compromise your system. Also, it
> > > > makes easier for yourself to inadvertently / unknowingly run
> > > > software that can damage your system. So, using sudo is useful
> > > > to protect your system from yourself, as well as from others.
> > > > If you still want to do this anyway, you need to change your
> > > > user ID to 0, which is root UID. Edit /etc/passwd (using sudo)
> > > > and change the number right after the second ":" at the line of
> > > > your user account to 0 (probably it is currently 1000, if this
> > > > is the user you created while installing the system).
> > > > Again, it's not advisable to do this.
> > > >
> > > > 's
> > > > Marcelo
> > >
> > > I do not this I will do it then ?
> > Sorry, I do not understand what you mean. Please rephrase.
> > 's
> > Marcelo
> What I was saying if it would be that bad to set me as super user I
> do not think I will then
I think that's a wise decision
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