Re: Why should non-root users have a password?
Tom <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> If I have a firewall, and I'm the only person who uses my computer, do I
> really have to have a password on my non-root account?
> I know the answer is "yes" but -- why? They can't do anything to my
> machine anyway, except use it. And due to the firewall that never
> happens anyway.
What I do on my machines is to have a password but to configure GDM
and login not to require a password for local logins. So that anyone
sitting at my computer could log in without a password, but they
couldn't do that over ssh.
Bijan Soleymani <email@example.com>