On Sun, 20 Mar 2016 16:03:32 +1100 Keith Bainbridge <email@example.com> wrote: > On 20 Mar 2016, John Hasler <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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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