Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 302391
Sudo password rejected every time
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:16 EST
Description of problem:
typing sudo in terminal followed by a command FAILS to work properly because
the root password is rejected.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I do not know how to obtain the version release number.
The root password is rejected every time.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. sudo make test && make install
2. (entering my root password, which I will not type here)
password failed. after three attempts it forces me to retype the command.
I expect my password to work, dammit.
please contact me at my email address if you require additional information, and
let me know how I can get more imformation to give you, such as the version numbers.
I'm using a new install of the latest Fedora Core 7 distro. I'm new here so
please be gentle i I'm actually doing everything wrong. I just hate having to
log in as root to install something I want to use on my user account (in this
sudo requires that users authenticate themselves with a password by default
(NOTE: in the default configuration this is the userâ€™s password, not the