Re: PermitRootLogin=yes versus su

From: Kyler Laird (
Date: 01/27/03

From: Kyler Laird <>
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2003 02:58:09 GMT

Richard Caley <> writes:

>bu> sudo is appropriate if you want to give certain users the right to run
>bu> some program with root priviledges who you do not want to have
>bu> unrestricted access to root. It makes no sense at all for the person who
>bu> really acts as system administrator.

>there speaks a man who has never typed a command into the wrong window:-).

"O.k., it said it was powering down...why is my machine still...
aw, crap!"

I have not yet used sudo. I'm the example of why people *should*
be using it. I strongly recommend embracing it, but I realize it
takes a change in perspective.