why sudo?

Emil Oppeln-Bronikowski opi at cyb3r.org
Tue Jun 28 03:35:58 UTC 2005

On Tue, Jun 28, 2005 at 10:43:13AM +0700, Fajar Priyanto wrote:

> 1. is it still possible to su-ing in ubuntu? how? I tried it but I can't. 

 Just set root password. sudo passwd would do the trick.

> 2. if in anyway I change the behaviour by using su again (see question #1). 

 Disable root password. ;-)

> Will it break anything in ubuntu? maybe a security risk?

 Well, Ubuntu developers had a reason to pickup sudo way over enabling
 root account. I must say I've picked up that idea and never looked
 back. :-)

 It will not break anything, but you'll loose Ubuntu-experience somehow

 Emil Oppeln-Bronikowski, http://bronikowski.com
 I'm tired.

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