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Re: Cron jobs and root account locked on Lenny

On Wed,23.Jul.08, 00:11:35, Alexander Fortin wrote:

[locked root account troubles]

> Of course, I could unlock root account, but I thought it was good
> practice to avoid root login from tty/ssh etc, and I'm pretty sure
> this configuration was working well under Etch. Could this be
> considered as a bug? Should I report it?
I never understood what benefits this brings, the Ubuntu page explaining 
it didn't convince me. Also, as far as I understand (from the very same 
page) Ubuntu is patching some (many?) packages to make them work in this 

Of course, I may be completely wrong, in which case I'm sure somebody 
will contradict me with arguments and references :)

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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