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Sudo And It's Intended Purpose

Posted 03-29-2009 at 04:47 AM by JulianTosh
Updated 03-29-2009 at 04:48 AM by JulianTosh

Sudo And It's Intended Purpose

I've seen many threads on LQ regarding the use of 'sudo' and each time I'm shocked at how often this utility is misunderstood.

Here I will will try and convey my interpretation of its intended proper use and describe alternate methods of accomplishing the same tasks more securely or in a best use context.

'sudo' is a utility that grants authority to run very specific commands as root from a non-root account, or specifically,...
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