06 November 2008

More Sudo vs. Root

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: Firefox
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2008 17:08:13 +0800
From: Wei-Yee Chan
To: Fred A. Miller

On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 1:03 PM, Fred A. Miller wrote:

>Wei-Yee Chan wrote:

> >Stop whining! *Lol* In fact, I have root enabled on my own system. I
> >believe your "problem" can be easily resolved.
> >Just issue the following command:
>> sudo passwd root
>That would be easy, IF that kept users from accessing the system as "super user."

You can actually restrict what users can do with sudo. See attached screenshots.

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