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Add yourself to the 'wheel' and 'operators' group

Discussion in 'General' started by afroman10496, Dec 27, 2009.

  1. afroman10496

    afroman10496 New Member

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    Sorry, total n00b here ;)
    I just installed FreeBSD using this guide and I accidentally forgot to add myself to those groups in the user configuration :( How can I just add myself? Thanks in advance!:)
     
  2. caesius

    caesius New Member

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    edit /etc/group as root and add yourself

    Code:
    operator:*:5:root,<you>
    wheel:*:0:root,<you>
    
     
  3. afroman10496

    afroman10496 New Member

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  4. Antti

    Antti New Member

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    Or better use pw:
    # pw group mod group_name -m user_name