Root shell

Polytropon freebsd at
Sun Mar 1 18:02:39 PST 2009

On Sun, 1 Mar 2009 11:21:54 -0800, prad <prad at> wrote:
> besides, you don't really need to, do you?
> i just log in with su -m and get to use my own account's aliases etc,
> but as root.

Furthermore, since the introduction of the sudo command (which
is installabe by ports / package) prefixing commands with "sudo"
seems to be okay for most tasks.

And as you said, Prad, using FreeBSD's su command (su -m) will
usually do just fine.

Another "wisdom" about this topic: "If you see that you're spending
so much time as 'root' that you feel you need to change the root
shell to BASH, you're obviously doing something wrong." :-)

>From Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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