Sudo even more secure

Scott James Remnant scott at
Thu Mar 23 16:35:58 GMT 2006

On Wed, 2006-03-22 at 10:01 -0800, Joel Edwards wrote:

> Unfortunately, it is easy to forget that you are the root user, since
> it is still using your .bashrc file. 'sudo su' works just as well, but
> it uses the roots actual .bashrc
> Is it just me, or does sudo -s seem like a security problem for
> forgetful people (like myself). 
Use "sudo -i" instead.  "sudo -s" is for lazy people who don't want to
duplicate config files, "sudo -i" is for forgetful people.

Scott James Remnant
scott at
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