Emil Oppeln-Bronikowski opi at
Tue Jun 28 12:49:08 UTC 2005

On Tuesday 28 of June 2005 14:30, Marek Pawinski wrote:

> What is this sudo business ? sudo this and sudo that.

 Nothing. It's just far better than anythine else when it comes to doing root 
stuff. That's why Ubutu uses it.

> I open a root terminal and for instance apt-get install whatever.


> I mean how many times would one have to type a 16 character password
> during the course of the day with sudo, freaks me out 

 And how often do you need to perform root tasks? When you're running stable 
version (Hoary) you don't even have to upgrade that often. Also, sudo gives 
you ability to limit task/programms that can/can not be used by user/group. 
It's very flexible.

 This discussion leads to nowhere. Su/root account is far worse solution for 
desktop computer than Sudo.

 Emil Oppeln-Bronikowski,
 The only source of knowledge is experience.

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