robinstephens at gmail.com
Sat Mar 14 13:46:55 EST 2009
2009/3/14 Fernando Cassia <fcassia at gmail.com>:
>> gunzip -c scanModem.gz > scanModem
>> chmod +x scanModem
>> sudo ./scanModem
>> gedit Modem/ModemData.txt
> Why people insist on using sudo? is it too much work to tell the user
> type "su" enter your admin password, and then go on with the procedure as root?
1. There is no root password for Ubuntu. sudo is the prefered way of
doing admin work for this distro.
2. bring up a root shell for the purpose of running one command?
Sorry, but I can't comprehend why that is a better option.
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