[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu 7.10

Sean Miller sean at seanmiller.net
Mon Apr 28 23:23:04 BST 2008

On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 11:20 PM, Paul Mellors <paul at paulmellors.net> wrote:

> Hello Colum
> You shouldn't need to login as root, just login as a standard user and
> use the sudo command.
> ie sudo chmod xxx filename
> MooDoo

That is true

You can also do "sudo bash" (with user password) if you want a root shell.

I've known of sudo for about 10 years, but still haven't quite escaped the
concept of "su"

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