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#2 Passwords?

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nobody
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2008-07-06
2008-07-06
Anonymous
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I had the same problem with phpterm.

After logging in, I get the terminal window.

<code>
$ sudo su
[sudo] password for www-data:
$
</code>

Question 1: What is www-data? No such user exists.
Question 2: How do I enter a password if it echos [sudo]... then goes straight to $?

Thanks in advance!
-Excited potential user

Discussion

  • Kevin Johnson
    Kevin Johnson
    2009-05-30

    PHPShell can not run interactive commands. Sudo requires the user to enter a password so it is interactive.

    As to www-data, it is the user your web server is running as.

    Kevin