sudo free-for-all

John L Fjellstad john-ubuntu at
Sat Dec 9 00:25:52 UTC 2006

"D. Michael McIntyre" <michael.mcintyre at> writes:

> On Thursday 07 December 2006 10:55 pm, John L Fjellstad wrote:
>> It's a Debian thing.  No secrets unless the user specifically ask for it
>> (for instance, setting the ~/.ssh directory to 700).
> I think the Debian installer asks you a question about this now, but
> this behavior is the default.  I don't like it either, but it's a very
> small point

Possibly. I don't think I've installed a Debian system since Woody.
Once installed, you usually upgrade a Debian system, so it's not like
you meet the installer more than once :-)

John L. Fjellstad
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