aliases for use in ubuntu

Vram lamsokvr at xprt.net
Wed Jan 4 13:07:28 UTC 2006


On Wed, 2006-01-04 at 12:45 +0000, Paul Sladen wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Jan 2006, Vram wrote:
> 
> Hello Vram,
> 
> > I would activate the root account.
> 
> One of the key advantages that Ubuntu is achieving, is getting people used
> to 'sudo' and a better way of security thinking.
> 
> It's a little like the example:
> 
>   "I forgot my door key"  ... "I would just smash the front-door down".
> 
> It solves the immediate problem but leaves you with a MUCH bigger one later!
> 
> 	-Paul
> -- 
> This country is covered in white fluffy snow.  Helsinki, FI
> 
> 
> 

I disagree..

Root is a time honored/Unix way of doing things..

I have been using root for the past 10 years..
And sudo for the past 8 years..

There is a time and place for everything.

Good luck


Vram







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