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Ubuntu: Switch to a user

Hi,

1) I have a linux workstation (Ubuntu 10.04.3)

2) I open a terminal and it appers like this:

Jack@ubuntu-10:~$

3) Now, I want to change to "root"; i do the followings:
sudo -s
4) And it changes like this --> root@ubuntu-10:~#

5) After quite sometimes, I want to change back to "jack@ubuntu-10:~$"
- I issue the command --> sudo jack
- The message: sudo: jack: command not found

6) My question: What is the command to change from "root@ubuntu-10:~#" to "jack@ubuntu-10:~$?

7) Thank you

tjie
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tjie
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tjie
2 Solutions
 
TintinCommented:
Type in

exit

or

Ctrl-D
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woolmilkporcCommented:
Issue

exit

to return to your original shell (the one you issued "sudo" from).

wmp
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