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Two Passwords?

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Adrian
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Re: Two Passwords?

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Post by Adrian » Fri Dec 28, 2018 3:55 pm

Sudo also allows the flexibility of giving access only to the commands they actually need.

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Re: Two Passwords?

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Post by jeanpaulberes » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:17 pm

Well, pure Debian, does not have the sudo stuff,
so you have your normal password and you have a root password ... su (to start to work from root),
of course you can add your user so that he can use sudo (useradd xxxxxxxx sudo)
Then you can use your password for temporary root access ...
In pure server systems (Debian Redhat) it had always been that way ;-)
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Re: Two Passwords?

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Post by Adrian » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:23 pm

Do you know that sudo precedes Linux, it was written originally around 1980 so more than a decade before Linux 0.01 was even released.

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