[maemo-users] Can I do root; then passwd to change root password?

From: Oleg Hahm oleg at hobbykeller.org
Date: Thu Oct 21 14:25:24 EEST 2010

Am Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 04:17:31AM -0700 schrieb Gary:
> It's worth noting that unless you have good reason not to, the 'su' command ought to be followed by a single dash or -l to properly apply all environment variables & permissions attributed to root or what user is your target. q.v. http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/maverick/en/man1/su.1.html

Sorry, I don't get your point. I'm pretty familiar with sudo and su but see no
reason to call a root-login shell everytime I need superuser permissions.


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