[kwlug-disc] Johnny Cash: A boy name SU

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Wed May 21 10:13:17 EDT 2014


Is it just me or what? The su has always been in Linux since forever.


On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 9:17 AM, John Johnson <jvj at golden.net> wrote:

> SU is back. Was it a secret?
>
> When I started with Linux/Ubuntu a scant 5 or 6 years ago I missed having
> SU around.*
> Just the other day, I discovered SU is back, in Ubuntu 12.04 (maybe
> earlier but I had not looked).
>
> SU, brought unto play with $ sudo su<ENTER>, really helps with
> configuration work.
>
> * I remember SU and SU's parent UNIX and the cousin XENIX from the old
> days.
> Regards
> JohnJ
>
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