Re: to allow root logins or not?
Default User wrote:
> Gee, I hate to ask another question, but -
> During an Etch install, it asks if I want to allow root logins. If not,
> no root account is set up (I guess as a security measure), and all admin
> access is done by sudo. Now I normally do almost all admin work as
> sudo, but is there a downside to not having an actual root account.
> That is, might there be instances when something really should (or must)
> be done in a real root account (not sudo), and with no root account, the
> user is "hung up"?
You probably won't need it. In my experience, only wodim (cdrecord)
refused to work, but I can run it as normal user. If you come to need
it, you can always enable it by "sudo passwd"