Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2007 23:12:25 +0400 From: "(GalaxyMaster)" <galaxy@...nwall.com> To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Owl-based desktop environment Grigoriy, On Sun, Apr 01, 2007 at 06:04:08PM +0400, Grigoriy Strokin wrote: > 3) Later I used sudo, but now I know it is not a good idea > to use su/sudo to root as a non-privileged user. > So, what is the right way to get admin's privileges while working > locally in X Window as grg? > ssh r_grg@...alhost ? > What about using passwords? I'd recommend to not make an unprivileged user to privileged user switch (if you are concerned about security). From this point of view ssh r_grg@...alhost is no better than su - (although both are better than sudo). As for me, when I need root powers on my PC, I'm switching to another console (e.g. Ctrl-Alt-F2 in X) and login as root. -- (GM)
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