[CentOS-docs] Suggestions on "I Need the Kernel Source" Wiki pages
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Sun Jul 13 16:55:18 UTC 2008
On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 12:05:48PM -0400, Filipe Brandenburger wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 11:39 PM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> a) In section 2.1 it is said: "[user at host]# yum install rpm-build". To
> >> 'yum install' something you need to be superuser (as confirmed by '#'
> >> prompt before the command). Shouldn't the example read:
> >> "[root at host]# yum install rpm-build"?
> > Yes, this should be root@ instead of user at .
> Or, wouldn't this be better?
> [user at host]# sudo yum install rpm-build
One problem with sudo in RH based systems is that it doesn't have root's
$PATH by default. On my own pages, I have a page explaining this, and
when I use sudo in a tutorial, I direct the reader who isn't clear on it
to view that page. (I usually use the phrase, as root or with root
While $PATH doesn't matter for this command, it can with others.
If there's already a page explaining sudo on the wiki (too lazy to look
right now) then a link to it would be sufficient, I think.
Many people come to various distributions from Ubuntu, which has sudo
enabled for the main user by default.
In CentOS's case, a user following that will get the message
<username> is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported.
(or something similar.).
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