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 Try sudo instead of su.
Author: GreyWizard 
Date:   10-12-03 17:25

Use sudo instead. This lets you do a number of things that su doesn't. For one thing, you can configure it to let you in without a password. That's less secure, but still protects you from accidental damage when you don't type it and should make you less tempted to be root all the time. For another, you don't have to give yourself completely unrestricted access this way. You can configure it to let you play with network devices, or only some network devices, without giving away other privileges like binding to low ports.

Check out "man sudo" and "man sudoers" for more details.

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