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Re: [gNewSense-users] SSH: HostKey vs. AuthorizedKeysFile

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] SSH: HostKey vs. AuthorizedKeysFile
Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2012 08:52:51 +1000

On Sun, 1 Apr 2012 01:42:43 +0400
Stayvoid <address@hidden> wrote:

> > Error message?
> I can't check right now, but I think that I've found the cause of the
> problem. I was trying to use a root password with sudo.
> (Looks like it's a common mistake.)
> I understand the idea of this behavior, but I don't think it's a good
> idea to use this on a server.

The entire point of sudo is that it allows a user to use their own
password to run commands as other users. Its generally preferable to
giving lots of people root access, so is better for a server.

> Is there a way to configure sudo to use another (not user's or
> root's) password?

Unsure, check the man page(s), they may give you some help.

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK7FOSS)
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