[Nottingham] My fedora 9 experience (vent/rant included)

Michael Erskine 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.

Michael Erskine.

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