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Re: Sudo

On Sun, 20 Mar 2016 16:03:32 +1100
Keith Bainbridge <keithrbaugroups@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 20 Mar 2016, John Hasler <jhasler@newsguy.com> wrote:
> >doug writes:  
> >> su allows someone with a root password (and nobody else) to make
> >> system modifications, etc., which might harm the operation of the
> >> system. Sudo basically allows anyone with a user password to do the
> >> same thing  
> >
> >No it doesn't.  Only users who have been granted sudo privileges can
> >use
> >sudo and only for the commands permitted them.  
> In reality, how many PC s have more than 1 user.

We have UNIX's multi-user design to thank for this.

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