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Old 1st January 2007, 22:12
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Default Semantics

To get the semantics correct,
sudo su
does not give you a new account, it just spawns a new shell with an effective user id of root. A slightly (system wise) optimized way of getting root rights is to use
sudo bash
which of course gives the same results. If you really want to logon as 'root', you'll have to assign a passwd to the root uid.
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