art.alexion at verizon.net
Thu Dec 7 18:07:46 GMT 2006
On Thursday 07 December 2006 11:47, Scott Mazur wrote:
> On Thu, 07 Dec 2006 08:27:47 -0800, Vayu wrote
> > You can enable a root user, you can also use sudo as root, you can
> > usesudo as a user, where is the lack of choice?
> Enabling the root user requires giving it a password. Which immediately
> breaks the user sudo. Users continue to get popup password prompts, even
> though their user password no longer works with sudo.
This is just incorrect. I enabled the root user back when I used Warty, and I
can still enter my user password when I want to use sudo -- which is most of
the time. Some programs just don't work with sudo: some firewalls and mondo
come to mind as examples.
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