LinuxPlanet reviews Ubuntu
suvarin at home.se
Thu Feb 3 07:06:17 CST 2005
On Thu, 2005-02-03 at 14:43 +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> Nice one!
Yeah. It was a good review. However it leaves the reader confused
regarding the implications of Ubuntus use of sudo.
"In Ubuntu, the user whose account you create during the second
phase of the install process has the ability to run "execute as
root" process (using sudo under the covers)"
That's all well and good. However he continues with:
"If you're using Ubuntu in a commercial setting, the
implications of giving normal users the ability to run
privileged commands requires some sysadmin forethought. It
requires a significant amount of trust in anyone with physical
access to anyone else's system, but it is a great way to
discourage people from asking for or using the root account when
it isn't actually necessary."
That would leave me a bit nervous about installing Ubuntu in a multiuser
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