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Re: As seen above: use of su vs sudo

As far as I can see "su -" saves a lot of grief if you're the only admin on a system. Tried sudo ing to a protected directory? Doesn't work. Tired of entering your password every couple of minutes?

sudo does mean that the admin actions of a particular user are logged, but unless you lock down what they can do, they can change/delete the logs easily enough. 

I think this just degenerates into a religious war. If it works for you, and the people around you, great. If not use the other option.

On 7 August 2018 at 12:11, Stephan Seitz <stse+debian@fsing.rootsland.net> wrote:
On Di, Aug 07, 2018 at 11:58:48 +0200, Martin Drescher wrote:
And I'm curious why Debian still prefers the use of su over sudo?

I don’t know if Debian does, but the difference between su and sudo seems quite like to the difference between ssh logins with password and with keys. Both have advantages and disadvantages.

Shade and sweet water!

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