[CentOS] root privilleges momentarily

Kwan Lowe kwan.lowe at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 09:17:07 UTC 2010


> there's no way to use su without installing new packages ?
>

sudo is different from su.
su is definitely in the base installation, though sudo may need to be
specifically installed.

You can use su without installing any extra packages, but you'll be
given the user the root password to use su.

To use sudo you won't need the root password.


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