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

From: Gary gary at eyetraxx.net
Date: Thu Oct 21 19:11:03 EEST 2010
On Oct 21, 2010, at 4:25 AM, Oleg Hahm wrote:
> 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.

I was not suggesting that you should nor was I speaking of the sudo command. If you find yourself using su to change users (root, mail, news, ohahm, gary, etc.) then it's advisable to append a dash. Naturally, the users above are not present in maemo but if you pick up a bad habit from one command line it's likely to follow you elsewhere.

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