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Who Is Root? Why Does Root Exist in Linux?

Feb 12, 2017, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ravi Saive)

Have you ever wondered why there is a special account named root in Linux? Do you know what are the recommended best practices to use this account? Are you aware of the scenarios where it must be used and those where it doesn???t? If you answered ???yes??? to one or more of these questions, keep reading.

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