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Old 12-23-2008, 03:01 PM   #1
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root account or user account


Hello there,

I just intalled opensuse 11.1 with only the standard user account, not root account. Therefore, my question is regarding this ... is safe running linux with no root account? Should I create a root account for adminstrative purposes? If so, how can i do that?
 
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You can use sudo to do administrative tasks
 
Old 12-23-2008, 04:25 PM   #3
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openSUSE creates a root account by default.
 
Old 12-23-2008, 09:59 PM   #4
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Hello there,

I just intalled opensuse 11.1 with only the standard user account, not root account. Therefore, my question is regarding this ... is safe running linux with no root account? Should I create a root account for adminstrative purposes? If so, how can i do that?
AS long as you make use of the auto login you do not see the root login
 
  


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