Why use a virtual machine? **RESOLVED**
stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net
Mon Dec 1 15:26:32 UTC 2008
Derek Broughton wrote:
> Donn wrote:
>> On Monday, 01 December 2008 10:10:39 Steve Lamb wrote:
>>> I want more than the sudo -i provides. So for me when I
>>> want root I tell it just that, root.
>> I am sure there are plenty threads answering this... but .. what's the
>> essential difference between being 'su' and being 'sudo'?
> None. Zero. Zip. Nada.
> "sudo -i" gives you a login root shell. Exactly what you would get if
> you'd enabled the root account and logged in at a console prompt.
> What Steve wants is not "more than sudo -i", it's just the comfort of
> the old blankie.
Thankie for the blankie. Derek.
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