Sidekick is a helpful little tool which adjusts the system settings based on geographical location. I added an action which will execute a sudo command-line command. The problem is that the Terminal ...
I'm trying to execute a shell script as a cron job. The problem is that my script needs to be run as a super user. I tried it with just writing sudo infront of the command in my crontab file, but it ...
I have a small problem with my permissions. I use rsync frequently on a certain target directory, but one day I by accident I used "sudo rsync", and now all my permissions for the files in the ...
I edited ftp.plist by using sudo nano in terminal, and I saved by control + O but after reboot, it changed again. How can I save the file?
I've been using Lion since its release, and I noticed today, for the first time, that Terminal did not prompt me for a password when I typed in a sudo command, if I close and reopen Terminal within ...
I am trying to install Homebrew on Lion but keep getting an error. $ /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.github.com/gist/323731)" I run the above code, which results in: ==> This script ...
How do I open a file as root, in TextEdit? I've tried these commands as root, but TextEdit always say it's locked: open -e /etc/apache2/httpd.conf open -e -F /etc/apache2/httpd.conf open -e -F -W /...
Whenever I try to issue su I get this: $ su Password: su: Sorry Needless to say, I'm entering the correct admin password which does work with sudo. What I want is not having to enter sudo each time....
I was trying to install npm, and I got npm ERR! Error: EACCES, Permission denied '/usr/local/lib/node_modules' npm ERR! npm ERR! Please use 'sudo' or log in as root to run this command. npm ERR! ...