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

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

Postby afroman10496 » 27 Dec 2009, 21:11

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!:)
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Postby caesius » 27 Dec 2009, 21:19

edit /etc/group as root and add yourself

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operator:*:5:root,<you>
wheel:*:0:root,<you>
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Postby afroman10496 » 27 Dec 2009, 21:22

thanks!
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Postby Antti » 27 Dec 2009, 21:43

Or better use pw:
[CMD="#"]pw group mod group_name -m user_name[/CMD]
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