[lug] overran / ...again
rm at fabula.de
rm at fabula.de
Thu Aug 22 01:26:33 MDT 2002
On Thu, Aug 22, 2002 at 12:22:57AM +0000, j davis wrote:
> i have a full on linux lab at my house consisting of 5-8 computers
> on a given day. All strictly for play. But i do have one box that i do
> do non root requred stuff on like check mail and stuff...but this is
> the box that i "nmap -O" from and tcpdump the and play with snort
> and iptables on...all behind my real linux firewall that i logon to
> just to read the logs and thats it.
> So maybe if someone could tell
> me how to get roots $PATH when i su...thats proably my biggest beef.
> i looked in the man for su like a year ago and couldnt find any
> help on this.
'su - ' ???? Or maybe i don't really understand what you want.
> root addict,
you'll regret it. Some day. I've seen old, ponytailed unix gurus
go pale .... ;-)
> >From: Ed Hill <ed at eh3.com>
> >Reply-To: lug at lug.boulder.co.us
> >To: Boulder LUG <lug at lug.boulder.co.us>
> >Subject: Re: [lug] overran / ...again
> >Date: 21 Aug 2002 17:53:54 -0600
> >On Wed, 2002-08-21 at 17:44, j davis wrote:
> >> also..for my personal non-server computer i run as root...
> >> i know i know please spare me the hand slapping.lol
> >> anyway, is there any reason i could not make /root
> >> its own partion and treat it like /home, never format it
> >> even during a new install. do yall think the redhat installer
> >> would care if i told it not to format /root.
> >Hi jd,
> >I don't mean to chide you, but what exactly are you doing that requires
> >being root so much?
> >I'll wager that it'll be easier for you, in the long run, to "kick your
> >root habit" than to treat the symptoms.
> >Edward H. Hill III, PhD
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