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Sudoers file, explained

Oct 12, 2010, 17:02 (0 Talkback[s])


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"The file /etc/sudoers, has the rules that users have to follow when using sudo command.

"If you are (or was) running Ubuntu, you may know that by default the root account is not usable in Ubuntu, because it has no password, you may assign one and use it as in every other Linux, but that is another story. On normal Ubuntu Linux machines you need to use sudo command to perform operations as root.

"I like that approach, and even though I am using Debian, I always give my account root rights, so I can run commands as root without changing to root."

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