Re: [Desktop] What accounts on a machine?
Alan Chandler wrote:
... snipped root vs. administrator vs. some other name ...
Formally root is uid=0 gid=0 - but does the name "root" stem from anything
more than the entry in /etc/passwd? Could it be changed. Would things still
work of it was?
you can add another user with user id 0, so root would still be used
wherever hardcoded but user could use admin or joe or whatever to
perform administrative tasks.
IMO we should stay with root. it's not that hard to learn. part of