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Re: Newbie wants Firefox and Tbird

Steve Lamb wrote:

Angelo Bertolli wrote:
Well I like the benefit of typing one line.  In debian, being in the
group sudo allows you to skip using a password.  So to me there's a
benefit over:  typing su, typing root's password, typing my command,

   I like the benefit of not having to worry about permissions on certain
directories getting in my way when I am looking for information.  For example..
Yep, and in those cases I use su ;)
Also in cases when I have to redirect output as root.

But for quickies, I like sudo.


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