Re: [orca-list] Orca and Administration in Ubuntu 8.04 steps.
- From: Daniel Dalton <d dalton iinet net au>
- To: Alastair Irving <alastair irving sjc ox ac uk>
- Cc: orca list <orca-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [orca-list] Orca and Administration in Ubuntu 8.04 steps.
- Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 20:05:49 +1000 (EST)
On Mon, 19 May 2008, Alastair Irving wrote:
I'm not sure I agree with some of your permision changes. In particular,
doesn't putting /etc/sudoers to 777 make it readable writable and executable
by everyone? Then, since sudoers controls who can do what with sudo, surely
Yes, he should have changed it back to 440.
Perhaps he got this info off a message I posted a few days ago and left
that part out.
Turning our attention to /etc/sudoers, first allow write access to this
chmod 777 /etc/sudoers
Edit this file using nano by typing:
Arrow down to the line containing the words: "env_reset". Just after this
And perhaps comment it out with a # sign.
type exit to return to your own user account.
Change to your home directory by typing:
Create another .orbitrc file:
Change to the root account by typing su then hit enter
Restart orca with root privlidges:
orca --no-setup --disable main-window
Orca will start and welcome you however will not speak yet. Press alt f1,
left once, down twice, right once then up seven times to software sources
and press enter. (Confused? ) Don't be. it's something you'll ge tuse to.
You will be prompted for your password. Type the same password as you used
Hey, I am confused, what are you doing?
What's wrong with starting everything from the cli with sudo and just
editing /root/.orbitrc and /etc/sudoers?
<d dalton iinet net au>
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