Root login

Vayu vayu at
Thu Dec 7 16:27:47 UTC 2006

Renaud (Ron) Olgiati wrote:
> On Thursday 07 December 2006 11:03, my mailbox was graced by a missive
>  from clay weber <claydoh at> who wrote:
>> What I truly don't understand is the general reactions I see on this
>> subject as I don't see it as an earth-shattering difference between the
>> two ways, really.
> I see it as a strange schizophrenic turn of mind, on the one hand claiming 
> that (unlike those people at Redmont, whom we all love to hate) "Linux is all 
> about freedom of choice", and on the other hand telling us the same time 
> that "We are K/Ubuntu of Borg, resistance is futile, you shall not use Root 
> or su".
> Cheers,
> Ron.
> --
>                Mit der Dummheit käpfen Götter selbst vergebens.
>                                       -- Friedrich von Schiller
>                    -- --

You can enable a root user, you can also use sudo as root, you can use 
sudo as a user, where is the lack of choice?

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