Root login

Grumpy_Penguin grumpypenguin at qwest.net
Thu Dec 7 21:28:21 UTC 2006


On Thursday 07 December 2006 07:03, Raphaƫl Pinson wrote:
> On 12/7/06, Art Alexion <art.alexion at verizon.net> 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.
and this is better than using su ?....How?
>
> Regards




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