On Wed, Nov 17, 1999 at 12:38:01PM -0000, ra wrote:
> Hi all,
>> As someone relatively new to UNIX and Linux, besides the fact the you might
> do some thing stupid as Root user and "Delete Everything", are there any
> other reasons not to use root login all the time (e.g. security...) ?
>The more you login as root and the more commands and programs you run as root
the more vulnerable you are to security breaches. Not every program is bug
free and so running possibly bug ridden programs as root when they could be
run as another user is just seen as an uneccassary risk to take.
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