Linux

Setting the record straight on sudo

This week's techmail is Setting the record straight on sudo which I wrote as a rebuttal to another, rather ignorant, rant against the use of sudo. I get it, the author uses Ubuntu and probably doesn't give much thought to the fact that Ubuntu really shouldn't use sudo the way it does, but there were other misconceptions there as well. So rather than posting a comment to the article in question, I ...

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Linux

Delegate privileges to users with sudo

Last week's TechMail is about one of my favourite programs, sudo: Delegate privileges to users with sudo. It's just a short primer on how to use sudo so for those that do know how to use it and manage /etc/sudoers, it's nothing special, but for those who don't, it's a good start. Alternatively, you can also look at the wiki article Using Sudo to Limit Access which is quite a ...

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