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Sudo lets you change your online identities as easily as flipping a switch

If youre like me your inbox is a mess of hundreds of promotional emails from different sites across the web many of which Ive only actually shopped atonce or twice. 499 more words


How to pass environment variable to sudo su

You can do it without calling login shell:

sudo DUMMY=dummy su <username> -c 'echo "$DUMMY"'

Using Magic Cookies to run programs remotely as root

Unbelievable how many times I fell for this – and am still falling.

The situation is as follows: you are on a remote box, using SSH and X-forwarding enabled. 155 more words


How To Securely Open Ports (SSH, RDP etc.) On-Demand For Dynamic IPs Through iptables

An encrypted SSH connection allows complete access to your machine. However, unless you diligently manage all security updates to your OS and SSH Server, there is a possibility that your SSH server gets compromised. 428 more words


Instalar Sudo en Debian 8

Sudo es una herramienta de los sistemas operativos tipo Unix, que permite a los usuarios ejecutar comandos como superusuario (root) de manera segura.


Abrimos una terminal y accedemos como root, para ello: 152 more words


Linux Command - sudo apt-get

As a newbie to Linux, I do need to search in the Internet for the command lines to be executed whenever I wanted to do something in the Ubuntu’s environment. 385 more words

Experience Sharing


One of the first things I install on a server is sudo. It’s pretty well documented that it isn’t wise to always use su. I’ve also noticed using sudo forces me to constantly double check what I do so that’s a good side effect. 34 more words