Some questions for a newbie

haywiremac haywiremac at
Mon Jul 28 14:52:51 CEST 2003

On 27 Jul 2003 20:59:12 -0400
Joe Klemmer <klemmerj at> wrote:

> With sudo, I have not needed to log as root in years. 
> In fact, I don't even remember the root password (though it is locked
> up in a safe, just in case).

I'm unclear here. I am unfamiliar with sudo, but what is the point of
having a root password if sudo lets you do anything you want as root
without the password?

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