[Nottingham] My fedora 9 experience (vent/rant included)
msemtd at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 14 09:20:34 BST 2008
On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 11:37 PM, Steve Caddy
<steve.m.caddy at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> Tip of the day... "sudo /bin/bash" would probably sort you out then. Not
> quite "su -" but does pretty much the same thing.
"sudo su -" works well if you want a root login shell too.
> Of course, doing this blows security out of the window,
No, not really. Compared to handing out a root password to all the
admins or many other crazy scenarios that people actually use in
business, sudo is orders of magnitude more secure than any
alternatives I've come across.
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