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Re: Root Permissions - Vista Home Edition
On Nov 17 11:46, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 11:34:49AM -0500, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
>>> David Halstead wrote:
>>>> I have spent a week trying to find how to 'su' or login as root, and
>>>> have failed abysmally.
>>>> Could you please help me resolve this.
>>> "root" doesn't mean anything on Windows natively. "Administrator" is a
>>> close (but still quite different) substitute. In any case, try
>>> the 'openssh' package, configuring it as per the readme in
>>> /usr/share/doc/Cygwin, and then 'ssh Administrator@localhost'. Use
>>> password authentication (the default really).
>>>> It appears that there is no way to grant the permissions stated in
>>>> Corinnas Document, but there has to be some way round the problem.
>>> Ah yes, Corinna's document. We're all so familiar with this document so
>>> it is called just that - "Corinna's Document" or CD for short. ;-)
>> Actually, I'm so familiar with it that I refer to it as "" for short.
Which only shows how bad at documentation I am. Even the name of the
docs are lost in history.
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