sudo, su, root

David Woyciesjes woyciesjes at
Tue Jun 14 18:02:58 UTC 2005

Michael Beattie wrote:

> On 6/14/05, David Woyciesjes <woyciesjes at> wrote:
>>Albin Blaschka wrote:
>>>The other one: from a "standard" terminal, type "sudo su" and one time
>>>your password - then again you are root, with all *priviliges* and
>>>*DANGERS* that come with them...
>>        Actually, typing "sudo su" is not really necessary, and a bit
>>redundant. Just type "su", then enter the password...
> this is not the same.  su asks for the other user's password and since
> root is disabled by default it wont work.

	Hmmm, good point. Forgot about that. I did an advanced install, and 
enable root, with a good password.

---   Dave Woyciesjes
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