[afnog] ISSUES with UBUNTU

Chris Wilson chris+afnog at aptivate.org
Mon Feb 13 13:11:36 UTC 2012

Hi Yasini,

On Mon, 13 Feb 2012, Yasini Kilima wrote:

> Ubuntu INSTALLED ON vm player does not support su - commands it gives 
> error.

Ubuntu does not normally use su, but sudo. Try running commands that need 
to be root with "sudo" at the beginning instead.

If you absolutely have to have a root shell, then run "sudo su -", but be 
aware that this is more dangerous than using an Administrator account on a 
Windows PC, it's very easy to shoot yourself in the foot.

Cheers, Chris.
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