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Re: [opensuse] [feature-request] passwordless users in Yast
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 21:39:33 +0100
  • Message-id: <200701242139.33707.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 24 January 2007 21:33, Alexey Eremenko wrote:
> You have a false sense of protection; what actually protects you is
> the root password, not the user one.

and if you run as root, this won't protect you at all

If you run as root, you deserve everything you get. It's folly and stupidity,
and I certainly hope you're not suggesting this to any other newbies you're
showing linux to.

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