Re: when you do an apt-get upgrade, does it matter it you do it as 'root'?
On Wed, 21 Mar 2007, tom arnall wrote:
On Wednesday 21 March 2007 11:34, Greg Folkert wrote:
On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 11:13 -0700, tom arnall wrote:
On Wednesday 21 March 2007 10:42, Greg Folkert wrote:
On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 10:41 -0700, tom arnall wrote:
when you do an apt-get upgrade, does it matter it you do it as
Please ask a better question.
what is the problem with this one?
Of course you have to have ROOT equivalent access.
You have to ask the WHOLE QUESTION. The question you asked is a kin to:
Do I need tools to work on my car?
When you would really like to know how to actually change out the
So, until you ask the whole question, we cannot answer you question
smartly. Sure others have taken a shot-gun approach to it and *MAY* have
answered your question, but it would have been better if you asked:
When you do an apt-get upgrade, does it matter if you do it as
"root", as a regular user with sudo rights or as a plain regular
Do you see the difference in the question? You clear demonstrate you
understand the differences in rights levels with a question like that.
Whereas with your first ambiguous question we are not sure.
Smarter question make for much better and closer to the answer than with
an ambiguous question.
Good point. Thanks for the feedback.
To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-user-REQUEST@lists.debian.org
with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Human beings were created by water to transport it uphill.