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Re: [SLE] Almost in a panic here...
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 19:23:45 -0400
  • Message-id: <44BC1C01.8090302@xxxxxxxxxx>
Carl William Spitzer IV wrote:

> Interesting command. man fdisk works as user but the command is only
> recognized by root or being logged in with su.
>

Given that good practice dictates you don't run as root, if you don't
have to, why does that surprise you? Why should you have to be logged in
as root, to read those man pages?

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