why sudo?

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at kaarsemaker.net
Tue Jun 28 06:49:46 UTC 2005

On di, 2005-06-28 at 10:43 +0700, Fajar Priyanto wrote:

> After reading some intros about ubuntu, I understand that we don't 'su-ing' 
> like I used to be in other distros in doing administrative tasks. Instead, we 
> are encourage to use sudo.

Indeed. And it occured to me that no one pointed you to the wikipage
that explains this (including a discussion):

So please read that if you have a moment to spare.
Dennis K.
  - Linux for human beings: http://www.ubuntulinux.org
  - Linux voor normale mensen: http://www.ubuntulinux.nl
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