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Re: Do I need to reinstall?



On Fri, 2007-02-23 at 13:11 -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Feb 2007 16:53:06 +0000 (GMT)
> Mark Fraser <fedora mfraz freeserve co uk> wrote:
> 
> > First of all where as I'm told I should be able to type just ndiswrapper
> > into a console window, I have to type /usr/sbin/ndiswrapper same goes for
> > iwconfig for which I have to type /sbin/iwconfig and I still can't seem to
> > do a scan.
> 
> Type this:
> 
> su -
> 
> And then try your commands.

Explanation: "su" by itself gives you the UID and GID of root.  "su -"
(with the dash) gives you the UID and GID of root AND root's environment
(environment variables, path, etc.).  Essentially the dash says "do a
full login of me as root".

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