Raphaël Pinson raphink at
Fri Oct 6 08:15:54 UTC 2006

On 10/6/06, Hawkwind <hawkwind at> wrote:
> On 10/6/06, Dave <dsterken at> wrote:
> >
> > I would like to be able to disable the SUDO command and enable SU but I
> > can't find the conf files for it, would someone be so kind as to point me in
> > the right direction? Thanks in advance.
> One quick way is to do:
> sudo passwd or sudo su passwd
> This should allow you to set a password, then you can use su - to log into
> root traditionally.

It would also be a good idea to get to know sudo before doing this :)
It allows to do exactly the same things, and more, and Ubuntu/Kubuntu have
been heavily patched to use sudo in many commands.

Sudo is more and more used, because it allows a much better control on what
users can do.

See `man sudo_root` for more infos.

Raphaël Pinson - raphink at
Ichthux - - Linux for Christians
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <>

More information about the kubuntu-users mailing list