[Ubuntu-Classroom] Jan 17 @ 1800 UTC: Q&A Session on sudo & root, presented by the Beginners Team Education Focus Group

Elizabeth Krumbach lyz at ubuntu.com
Sun Dec 14 20:52:45 GMT 2008

The Beginners Team Education Focus Group will be doing a Q&A session
on sudo and root!

Details here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BeginnersTeam/FocusGroups/Education/Events/01172009

IRC Question and Answer Session
topic: sudo and root
date: 17th January 2009
time: start 1800 UTC end ???
location: IRC - #ubuntu-classroom on freenode.net

 An Introduction to the Concept of Root and Sudo

Understanding the usage of sudo not only gives the new Linux user a
powerful tool to work with the system, but also teaches him/her one of
the essential concepts of Ubuntu.

The concept of Sudo and Root is linked with such themes like "Terminal
Usage", "Terminal Commands" or "Linux Permissions".

During the course the ubuntu beginner will lose the fear of the
terminal and learn how to operate with sudo and when better not to act
as root.

Schedule :

    * Introduction
    * Differences between sudo and root account
    * Advantages/Disadvantages
    * Usage and Examples
    * Question Round

Spread, the word! Hope you can join us. For your time, see:


Elizabeth Krumbach // Lyz // pleia2

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