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Re: new pc new innstall no cd

Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 1:43
by ArchitS
Can use balena eitcher as well to flash iso on usb drive which worked out for me.

Re: new pc new innstall no cd

Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 2:13
by ArchitS
Guys, i recently moved from ubuntu to sabayon but why the hell it keeps saying superuser access required?! This is my computer

Re: new pc new innstall no cd

Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 16:27
by ArchitS
I used balena eitcher to flash ISO and got it done successfully and this message is sent from sabayon OS

Re: new pc new innstall no cd

Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2020 2:02
by marcahi
I am learning to do it

Re: new pc new innstall no cd

Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 15:25
by Stupot
@ArchitS, for Ubuntu, there was still the concept of elevated privileges. If you happen to look at bash/terminal commands, you'll find in ubuntu they will have things like

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$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get upgrade
The 'sudo' part of that says "do this as the superuser".

In Gentoo/Sabayon, instead of typing sudo before everything, we allow you to simply do things as superuser (also referred to as root user).

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$ su
# apt-get update
# apt-get upgrade
^ That would be how Ubuntu would work if they did the same.

Re: new pc new innstall no cd

Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 18:04
by sabayonino
@Stupot :

"sudo" works in Sabayon also ;)

Re: new pc new innstall no cd

Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 20:18
by Stupot
Yes it does, but sudo and su - have slightly different behavior and most guides for Sabayon/Gentoo are going to refer to doing things as root or superuser the standard Gentoo way. Rather than explain the intricacies of why you might want to do one over the other, I thought it best to simply lay out common practice.