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Re: secondary root account

Errol Neal said:
> Hello,
> I would like to know how to setup a secondary account on a Linux system
> that would have the same abilities and privledges as the "root" user, say
> an account such as "root2". I do not want to use sudo, because the people
> I  work for do not want to use "sudo" before every command. Does anybody
> have  any suggestions?

you can configure sudo so all you do is

sudo bash

and you have a root shell. You can even configure it not to prompt
for any password I think too.

after sudo bash you can continue just as if you did a su and entered
the password.


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