Why use a virtual machine? **RESOLVED**

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Mon Dec 1 22:26:19 GMT 2008


On Monday 01 December 2008, Eberhard Roloff wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>> One of the reasons I dumped Hardy Heron was that the sudo seemed to end
>> with the job you gave it, and I got tired of re-entering my password
>> several times a minute.  I use a long password, and 74 year old fingers
>> aren't always well centered on the key, which leads to erroneous entries
>> and tiresome repeats. The older 6.06 release that runs emc and my milling
>> machine does not suffer from this.
>
>sudo -i and you enter your password once per day.
>
>which is more clean, but "sudo su"  should also do.
>
>> I have one old IBM keyboard that is great, but its a cast monster that you
>> can hear over at the neighbors, keeping the missus awake.
>
>you better buy one for your neighbours and everyone will never want a
>diferent keyboard. I wish I had more of those.

Yup, built like a tank and just as bullet proof.

>Kind regards
>Eberhard



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