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Re: How to use sudo not root



"Felix C. Stegerman" <flx@obfusk.net> writes:

>> Historically in UNIX the group wheel has GID 0, in Debian that's the
>> root group.
>
> Do you know where the name `wheel' comes from?

Wikipedia is your friend:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wheel_war

The reason GNU doesn't support wheel group:
http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/manual/html_node/coreutils_149.html#SEC150

-- 
John L. Fjellstad
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