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I'm using synce to talk to my Ipaq but it requires various commands to setup properly.
I know that you can script these but am having problems understanding how to write a script that will send a comand as user then a second command as SU.
I know it'll be fairly simple but I'm haviong real brain fade.
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su -c "second command"
If you want to do this without it asking for the root password, you'll need to investigate sudo. man sudo gives a good explanation of how it works and the config file is well comented with examples.
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Make sure you make the script executable afterwards using chmod +x or by running `bash /path/to/script.sh` or something to that effect.
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