Root login

Raphaël Pinson raphink at
Thu Dec 7 14:03:39 UTC 2006

On 12/7/06, Art Alexion <art.alexion at> wrote:
> On Thursday 07 December 2006 06:00, Tez wrote:
> > I'm going to skip the whole "why you shouldn't log in as root" part, as
> > I assume you know all about that, and just tell you how to do it.
> Renaud wanted to log in for a backup.  Some backup software -- I use Mondo
> --
> doesn't work with sudo.
> --

How do you mean it doesn't work with sudo?

`sudo -i` and `sudo -s` provide you a root console that lets you use this
program just the same as if you were logged as user root.


Raphaël Pinson - raphink at
Ichthux - - Linux for Christians
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