Should sudo be used?

Schiz0 schiz0phrenic21 at
Thu Apr 5 08:54:17 UTC 2007

True, if that was the case I'd use sudo. But I'm the only user on my systems
that I'd trust with root access, so there's no point with my setup.

On 4/5/07, Pietro Cerutti <pietro.cerutti at> wrote:
> On 4/5/07, Schiz0 <schiz0phrenic21 at> wrote:
> > I don't use sudo. I find it rather pointless. If I need to do something
> as
> > root, I use su to gain root privileges, then when I'm done, I exit and
> > return to the original user. The user running su must be in the group
> > "wheel" to be able to su to root. This is a simple yet convenient
> security
> > system.
> What when you have several people with different privileges wanting to
> do stuff that normally only root can? Would you give your root
> password to everyone, or rather install sudo and define exactly what a
> user can do?
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