root password setting unoffered at install
peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au
Sun Nov 4 17:36:01 GMT 2007
On Sun, 04 Nov 2007 18:28:19 +0100
Gilles Gravier <Gilles at Gravier.org> wrote:
> Simplistic in the sense that by default, your administrative user has
> ALL THE ADMINISTRATIVE RIGHTS.
> In Ubuntu by default there the administrative roles (create users,
> populate home directories, manage network, change peripherals, change
> users passwords, and so many more) are simplistically merged into ONE
> SINGLE ADMINISTRATIVE user.
How is this more simplistic than having a single root user who by
definition has all administrative rights?
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small epiphanies. -- Neal Stephenson
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