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Re: [opensuse] zypper: sudo vs su
  • From: Bogdan Cristea <cristeab@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 07 Apr 2012 18:01:49 +0200
  • Message-id: <1403244.Bmsed6V6GZ@desktop>
On Saturday 07 April 2012 17:54:51 Geza Giedke wrote:
to install updates; recently, that led to "permission denied" errors (see
below) that could only be avoided by becomin root and then calling zypper.
What is the reason? And isn't it generally recommended to use sudo instead
of su?

Have you tried a rpm --rebuiddb ? Anyway using su or sudo should make no
difference. And yes, it's safer to use sudo instead of logging as root.

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