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Supporting And Advocating Insecure Practices

Aug 31, 2009, 13:02 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ian MacGregor)

[ Thanks to Ian MacGregor for this link. ]

Yesterday I found information in the official Ubuntu Wiki which teaches users how to enable the root account, this information goes directly against that which is supported and advocated by Canonical and Ubuntu in general. So, I removed the information only to find someone had added it back. I removed it again and it was added back...

"Notice Kees's signature line and his email address is from Canonical. Wow, it seems that the Ubuntu Security Team doesn't abide by their own security methods despite all of the warnings plastered all over the Root Sudo page telling users that this is a dangerous practice. "

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