su - Assume a user's identity

Property Value
Distribution ALT Linux Sisyphus
Repository Classic i586
Package filename su-0.60-alt35.i586.rpm
Package name su
Package version 0.60
Package release alt35
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Category System/Base
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer -
Download size 28.66 KB
Installed size 28.66 KB
Su invokes the preferred shell of another user.  The identity of the new
user can be specified with the username argument.  The default username
is that of the local superuser (UID=0).


Package Version Architecture Repository
su-0.60-alt35.x86_64.rpm 0.60 x86_64 Classic
su - - -


Name Value
/etc/control.d/facilities(control_fmode) -
/etc/control.d/facilities(control_subst) -
/etc/control.d/facilities(new_fmode) -
/etc/control.d/facilities(new_help) -
/etc/control.d/facilities(new_subst) -
/etc/control.d/functions -
/etc/pam.d -
/lib/ -
/usr/sbin/control -
/usr/sbin/control-dump -
/usr/sbin/control-restore -
PAM( -
PAM( -
PAM( -
control - - - - -
libpam(include) - - - - -
pam0(system-auth) -
rpmlib(PayloadIsLzma) -
rpmlib(SetVersions) -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
pam0(su) -
su = 0.60-alt35


Type URL
Binary Package su-0.60-alt35.i586.rpm
Source Package SimplePAMApps-0.60-alt35.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    rpm [Sisyphus] i586 classic
    rpm [Sisyphus] noarch classic
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install su rpm package:
    # sudo apt-get install su




2017-01-16 - Gleb F-Malinovskiy <> 0.60-alt35
- Fixed build with gcc 6 (dropped useless rcsid).
2015-12-14 - Dmitry V. Levin <> 0.60-alt34
- Fixed build with fresh glibc.
2012-08-24 - Dmitry V. Levin <> 0.60-alt33
- su: fixed build with fresh glibc.
2012-07-16 - Dmitry V. Levin <> 0.60-alt32
- login: reenabled GOODBYE_MESSAGE.
2012-05-31 - Dmitry V. Levin <> 0.60-alt31
- Made utmp_do_close_session() propagate write_wtmp() return value.
- Updated URL.
2010-12-29 - Dmitry V. Levin <> 0.60-alt30
- Fixed parameter passed to pam_end() call in the child process.
2010-07-02 - Dmitry V. Levin <> 0.60-alt29
- Rebuilt with
2010-06-23 - Dmitry V. Levin <> 0.60-alt28
- /etc/pam.d/login: Changed to use common-login.
2009-12-16 - Dmitry V. Levin <> 0.60-alt27
- /etc/pam.d/login:
Made fully optional.
Added fully optional
2009-04-07 - Dmitry V. Levin <> 0.60-alt26
- Acknowledged NMU.

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