Ubuntu Root Passwork Gotcha?

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at kaarsemaker.net
Thu Jul 28 05:45:14 UTC 2005

On do, 2005-07-28 at 10:34 +0500, mustafa wrote:

> sudo bash to make the console root.

That is a *very bad* idea. To get a proper root console you should use
sudo -i

sudo does not reset a number of important environment variables, unless
the -i flag is used.
Dennis K.
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