Update Problem

Donn donn.ingle at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 08:11:52 UTC 2007

> Yes, I have an su password.    That's one of the first changes I make to a
> newly installed system.    Can't stand putting sudo in front of everything
> after I've been doing things as root for years and years  (and have never
> shot my foot off yet)
I'm not 100% sure, but mucking about with su can have deleterious effects on 
the whole system. You might have done some damage by that. The basic rule 
is "stick to sudo".
If you want to be root, then sudo -i does the job.


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