mwmcmlln at mnsi.net
Thu May 22 04:02:57 UTC 2008
On Wed, 2008-05-21 at 19:00 +0100, Wulfy wrote:
> Pastor JW wrote:
> > Is there some way to get rid of that useless sudo command and get root back?
> > This is making Ubuntu about as useless for the user as windoze. Why is there
> > all this fear that a user might actually be able to use his own computer?
> > It is called a "Personal Computer" and is becoming anything but, complete
> > with noisy bandwasting religious wars over how to better keep the power of
> > the computer away from its owner. Reminds me of the buggy whip makers
> > arguments against the manufacturing of the automobile.
> Please can you tell me what you can do with root that you can't do with
I'm not sure about Ubuntu, but in other distros you can totally snarf
SuSE has limited sudo uses, but then I rarely need to root access in one
form or another, except for administration purposes. To me this is a
simple, be smarter than Windows, limit the possible damage that can be
done, and just plain good security thinking.
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