[OpenIndiana-discuss] Work desktop now running OpenIndiana.

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Fri Oct 29 14:24:34 UTC 2010

Michael wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 14:27, Andrew Watkins <awatkins1966 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> - Default user not a Primary Administrator
> I think that was recently changed, don't know exact rationale
> (security?) nor how to attain root privs that way, though.

Yes, for better security - you now use su or sudo to get root privs, using
a password, instead of allowing passwordless increasing of privileges.

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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