Root! Root! Root!

russell cook ruscook_oz at
Tue Mar 15 09:03:34 UTC 2005

Cool - thanks very much!

On Tue, 2005-03-15 at 00:49 -0800, Daniel Robitaille wrote:

> >  I prefer a working root account for when I run multiple commands or am
> > debugging problems, but am happy with sudo for scripts and single commands.
> > I agree tab completion is great. When I remember (not always), I type the
> > command and command line first (so I can use some of bash's features) then
> > hit the home key to go to the start of the line and type in sudo. Not an
> > elegant solution but a workaround.
> sudo -s -H
> You then get a full root prompt from "within" sudo (without the need
> to activate the root account), and tab completion seems to work
> properly.

Kind Regards Russell
Linux user #369094
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