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Old 1st January 2007, 22:12
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Default Semantics

To get the semantics correct,
Code:
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
Code:
sudo bash
passwd
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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