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Re: Newbie wants Firefox and Tbird

On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 10:09:19AM -0700, Chris Martin wrote:
> Yes. So you should be able to login as root (su), and perform
> dpkg -i package.deb
> if you don't want to mess with sudo

But he *does* want to mess with sudo. Sudo is a much safer
tool than logging in as root, for reasons that have been
done to death on any number of Linux lists.

Stephen R. Laniel
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PGP key: http://laniels.org/slaniel.key

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