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I would like to run few commands such as stop or start web server as a root user. How do I allow a normal user to run these commands as root?

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The superuser is a privileged user with unrestricted access to all files and commands. The superuser has the special UID (user ID) 0. You need to become super user (root) only when tasks need root permissions. Here is how to become a super user:

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With the help of utility called chattr, you can changes the file attributes on a Linux second extended file system. The operator + causes the selected attributes to be added to the existing attributes of the files; – causes them to be removed; and = causes them to be the only attributes that the files have.

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