john.l.meyer at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 16:34:00 UTC 2008
Sylviane et Perry White wrote:
> It is either unwise or not enough.
> On most systems, e.g. Suse it is unwise.
> On Ubuntu (debian based IIRC) it is not enough, or more exactly you are not
> really loged in as root, it is just that the password that the first user
> (the one who installed Ubuntu) types to login into his account is the same a
> the root password. (hope I got it right, I'm no expert)
> The programs to change the settings of the system (Réglage du système) I have
> seen on those platforms all had a button near the bottom right, to go into
> administrator mode.
> Good luck Perry
Just another reminder, Security Exists Between the Keyboard and the Chair.
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