Permissions problems are being a huge PIMA

Bruce Marshall bmarsh at
Tue Feb 1 01:15:48 UTC 2011

On Monday, January 31, 2011, gene heskett wrote:
> Its a bad habit that I've been catching hell about on various lists since 
> about RH5.1 IIRC.  And I'm gradually getting away from it.  Typu's can't
> do  near as much damage if one is a normal user.  The debian derivatives
> will do everything but pee on your shoes to discourage it.

Yeh, I know the "permissions police" will beat you with a stick, but I prefer 
to do things my way.....

The first thing I do when installing a *buntu release is to provide root with 
a password.

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