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Re: Sudo

On Mar 21, 2016 5:56 AM, "Lisi Reisz" <lisi.reisz@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Monday 21 March 2016 04:51:35 Jude DaShiell wrote:
> > When you installed LinuMint I'm going to make a wag here and figure you
> > didn't put a password in for root and because of that LinuMint put your
> > user account in /etc/sudoers as part of its installation routine.
> I don't think that Linux Mint offers a root account during installation.  It
> doesn't use root by default.

Uh it kinda has to. AFAIK, the kernel doesn't allow ring 0 without being uid 0 / gid 0 (or root). Call the user "mud"  if you want, at that point it doesn't really matter.

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