root password

Nicolai Spohrer nicolai at
Wed Aug 22 11:21:59 UTC 2007

Shawn McCuan schrieb:
> Whats the difference between sudo -i, and just doing a "sudo su"? (This=
 is a=20
> stupid question that I'm only asking because Im not at my ubuntu box.)
See sudo manpage;
> -i  The -i (simulate initial login) option runs the shell specified in
the passwd(5) entry of the user that the command is being run as.

> The -s (shell) option runs the shell specified by the SHELL environment=
 variable if it is set or the shell as specified in passwd(5).


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