edit root alias when installing the OS

Michael Honeyfield mhoneyfield at gmail.com
Thu Jan 5 20:16:18 UTC 2006

On 1/6/06, Callum Lerwick <seg at haxxed.com> wrote:
> Personally I wouldn't mind seeing Fedora move to a no root login system,
> like OSX and (apparently) Ubuntu have. Eliminate the root password
> entirely.
> One thing I really want to see is for usermode to just be replaced with
> sudo. I'm confused as to why usermode was created rather than just using
> a sudo policy. Then you could run system configuration tools by using
> your own login password (OSX style) rather than the root password.

This is nothing new, many distros have been doing this for a long
time. disabling the root account or disabling root login via gdm/kdm.


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