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10.5: Join 'wheel' group as possible fix for system issues
Authored by: V.K. on Apr 08, '08 09:36:47AM

I completely fail to understand the fury at this hint. While it's not likely to resolve too many issues, I see no harm in it at all. I've done it on my computer because after I did full system restore group ownership to several
directories like / changed from admin to wheel. Also, anyone who's ever done password reset using the leopard install DVD will know that that procedure changes user's primary group from staff to wheel.
Obviously Apple sees nothing wrong with that so what's with all the screaming and histrionics?

To add yourself to wheel run the following command in terminal

sudo dscl . -append /groups/wheel GroupMembership yourusername



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10.5: Join 'wheel' group as possible fix for system issues
Authored by: V.K. on Apr 08, '08 09:47:56AM

make that full system restore from Time Machine.



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