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Re: As seen above: use of su vs sudo

On Tue 07 Aug 2018 at 08:07:56 (-0400), The Wanderer wrote:

> I'm fairly sure that when I did (some of) my existing installs - which,
> to be fair, was years and years ago - sudo came with the system, even
> though I didn't even consider the concept of setting the machine up with
> no root password. Maybe this has changed at some point.

sudo was optional even in buzz (1.1):

Package: sudo
priority: optional
section: admin
maintainer: Michael Meskes <meskes@debian.org>
version: 1.4.2-2

AFAICT No Root Password arrived with wheezy (7).


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