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Re: Packages - what's the best way?

On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 23:20, Andrei Popescu <andreimpopescu@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Du, 14 nov 10, 20:54:42, Bob Proulx wrote:
>> And if 'sudo' isn't configured for you then that is the first thing
>> that you will want to do. :-)
>>   # visudo
>>   rob     ALL=(ALL) ALL
> What's wrong with su?

It is the The Wrong Way(TM), because it involves giving everyone the
root password
and unlimited authority, and it has very little in the way of logging.

With sudo, you specifically log every command that gets run as root
and who did it,
each user uses their own password, and you can give as broad or as limited
permissions as you want.

Kelly Clowers

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