Paul Smith paul at
Mon Jun 9 12:07:25 UTC 2014

On Mon, 2014-06-09 at 08:51 +0100, James Freer wrote:
> On Sun, 8 Jun 2014, Paul Smith wrote:
> > On Sat, 2014-06-07 at 16:53 -0700, Bob Holtzman wrote:
> >> Actually, you can accomplish most, if not all, of what you need to do
> >> with sudo, but it is, at times, a PITA.
> >
> > There is exactly _nothing_ about sudo that is more of a PITA than the
> > traditional method of getting root (su).
> I think it is more to do with the typing sudo in front of the command... 
> compared with being root and carrying out a number of commands.

So, just run "sudo -s" (as has already been pointed out in this thread)
if you want a shell.

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