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Make Regular User automatically Root on Ubuntu (i.e., make Ubuntu behave like Windows XP)

Make Regular User automatically Root on Ubuntu (i.e., make Ubuntu behave like Windows XP)

I'm getting annoyed by having to use sudo on my Ubuntu machine. The following are some of the reasons why:

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Guest [Entry]

"What you want to do is a really bad idea.

However, you seem determined.

Edit /etc/passwd. Change your user's UID to 0. Log out, log in. You're now equal to root.

To clean up, run this:

find / -uid <old uid> -exec chown root:root {} \;

Again, this is a really bad idea and I don't recommend it."