Security of using sudo rather than su?

Felipe Alfaro Solana felipe.alfaro at
Fri Sep 15 04:42:24 UTC 2006

> Ten people knowing one password?  This is like telling ten people the
> pin-number for your bank/credit card.  Think how fast gossip travels when
> more than one person knows "a secret".

I didn't mean this scenario was intended for multi-user systems. I use
it on my own workstations where I'm the only user. In multi-user,
shared systems, the usage of sudo allows multiple administrators
without using a single password.

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