sudo: who are you?
Things not to do with your system #23
ludger@abulafia:/tmp%: sudo mv /etc/passwd /etc/passwd.backup ludger@abulafia:/tmp%: sudo mv ./passwd /etc/passwd sudo: unknown uid 1000: who are you?
Fixing this needs a Live-CD unless you are logged in into another terminal as root.
We trust you have received the usual lecture from the local System Administrator. It usually boils down to these three things:
- Respect the privacy of others.
- Think before you type.
- With great power comes great responsibility.
(emphasis mine)Tags: doh howto linux
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