Say I am logged in root, and some commands don't let me to run them in root. I tried to login different accounts, but I'm not able to do such a thing.

How can I execute such command (logged in root) without the root properties?

su -c "command and args" username
  • Necessary warning: You should not use shell as root unless in extremely specific conditions. – Umur Kontacı Jun 17 '15 at 23:12

sudo -u <user> -H <command>

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