why sudo?

Emil Oppeln-Bronikowski opi at cyb3r.org
Tue Jun 28 05:10:08 UTC 2005


On Tuesday 28 of June 2005 07:00, ZIYAD A. M. AL-BATLY wrote:

> You don't need to set the root password.  Just use “sudo -H -s”.

 Correct me, if I'm wrong, but that's a sudo call that would call a root shell 
in root's home. Not exaclly ,,enabling root''. Same thing as su - but you 
could not login as root untill password is set.

-- 
 Emil Oppeln-Bronikowski, http://bronikowski.com
 Monkey see, monkey do. Rather be dead than cool.
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