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Re: [SLUG] Lindows experience.
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Lindows experience.
- From: Jeff Waugh <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2005 16:57:19 +1000
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<quote who="Sridhar Dhanapalan">
> > Absolutely not. Have a look at /etc/sudoers to see the configuration. In
> > warty, it gave full sudo access to the initial user created. In hoary,
> > it gives full sudo access to members of the admin group (which the
> > initial user is a member of).
> Is it a good idea to give *full* sudo access to the initial user by
> default? This sounds like a security problem to me.
If you didn't give it to someone, no one could administer the computer (or
bring up network connections, or upgrade the software, etc). :-)
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