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Old 07-18-2012, 05:00 AM   #1
gijo7121
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why not to execute every task by logging as a root user?


why it is said to run root only for administrative purposes? what is wrong if i connect to the net as the root user?

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Old 07-18-2012, 05:31 AM   #2
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that is a possible security problem. Someone will try to go into your box and will have access to everything as root. Using a normal user is a bit better/safer
 
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