Bug 247270 - i was not enable to login as root please help
i was not enable to login as root please help
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: sudo (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Vrabec
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-07-06 11:21 EDT by ch narasimha swamy
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-07-12 03:47:26 EDT
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Description ch narasimha swamy 2007-07-06 11:21:18 EDT
Description of problem:i am trying to connect my adsl modem by typing the
command sudo pppoeconf in terminal.
it is asking about the root password but it is not allowing to me to connect it
is saying that you are not in the sudoers list.
but i am able to connect in other debian based os such as ubuntu kubuntu etc.   

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Comment 1 Peter Vrabec 2007-07-12 03:47:26 EDT
$man sudoers
$man sudo

"If the invoking user is root or if the target user is the same as the 
invoking user, no pass-word is required.  Otherwise, sudo requires that users 
authenticate themselves with a password by default (NOTE: in the default 
configuration this is the user’s password, not the root password)."

to  edit /etc/sudoers

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