[sane-devel] Avision Backend

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Mon May 7 22:25:51 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 08 May 2007, Julian Stacey wrote:
> > When I run su and put in my login password it is rejected as an
> > authentication failure. When I use the same password in sudo, it works!
> > Do you have a work around?
> Maybe sudo doesnt check if your UID is in group 0 in /etc/group.
> whereas su does check & bounce you.

just do "sudo su"
then you can use your own password and become root
unless this has been explicitly forbidden in the sudoers configuration


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