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Old 09-22-2013, 03:38 PM   #16
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I'm still learning how to use linux, but one thing that I like to do is keep others from having access to potential problems. I have a house hold that uses my pc. So what I do is pretty simple I just log in when I open the terminal. sudo su password now it's all root and I don't have to keep entering my password.
This may not be the answer your looking for, but if you want to stop others without your password it may be.
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The issue that you run into there is if some malicious code or program gets installed while you are root, then you have no way of stopping it because it's accessing directly from root. Also, if you're still new and you execute a string that you don't fully understand, you could wind up bricking your hdd.
 
Old 09-22-2013, 03:49 PM   #17
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I did not know this.
Thank you
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Old 09-22-2013, 04:48 PM   #18
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