[plug] Questions about GING and Debian GNU/kFreeBSD

bren7x64 at gmail.com bren7x64 at gmail.com
Sat May 14 15:28:37 WST 2011

On Saturday, May 14, 2011 01:27:44 PM Bret Busby wrote:


> I have since installed Ubuntu 10.04LTS on that computer, but my
> preference is not Ubuntu, due to things that it incorporates that I do
> not like, like the complex UUID disk partition device identifiers,
> rather than nice, simple, "/dev/hd<"a" | "b" | "c"><n>" (where n is a
> number), identifiers, and, the use of the horrible sudo thing, rather
> than the more dignified and more secure, "su - root".

I've been converted to the UUID thing - try adding a new HDD closer to the 
"front" ie it becomes hda adnUUID still works.

As for sudo, what about using it once to say "sudo passwd root" and entering 
the new root password twice and you're golden with  "su - root"

Richard Meyer
"He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself 
does not become a monster...when you gaze long into the abyss, 
the abyss also gazes into you."
(Friedrich Nietzsche, 1878)

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