[Nut-upsuser] Request For Additional Status Confirmation

Gene Heskett gheskett at shentel.net
Sun Mar 7 21:35:34 GMT 2021

On Sunday 07 March 2021 15:13:58 Roger Price wrote:

> On Sun, 7 Mar 2021, Tim Dawson wrote:
> > Su asks for nothing if executed as root . . . it already knows it
> > has authority, so simply changes the user id the command is run as
> > (as I recall, with "-c" to run a script).
> >
> > - Tim
> Then « su -c "/usr/local/bin/myscript" nut » looks like the best
> choice.  Roger

Does that syntax work?  I've always used:

su username -c "nano file to be edited"


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