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Ubuntu adding user and chaning privileges.

29-01-2009, 16:24

By default you do not have root access all the time with ubuntu, when you need root you do the Sudo command, see

As for adding users you can do it in command line,

29-01-2009, 16:21
And you are using su/sudo when changing the configuration?

29-01-2009, 15:26
It seems I need to be logged in as root via putty, but I did not get any root password details on purchase only the admin account.

Have sent a email to CS hope they can help.

28-01-2009, 20:34
I have been trying for hours to try and add user and edit some privileges. But it seems that the install from ovh does not give you rights automatically.

I am connecting using NXclient from NoMachine

My problem is that even though I am connected as an admin I can not add user in Ububtu or change any privileges, all the options are greyed out as is the unblock box.

I have tried editing /usr/NX/etc/node.cfg file as suggested in

but I get permission denied. I have even tried it using putty and get denied.

Anyone have a way to solve this, I am pulling my hair out.

I need to allow extra users to access the server using NXclient,