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Ken Dyke ken_i_m at elegantinnovations.net
Fri Jan 17 13:06:33 PST 2003


On Fri, 2003-01-17 at 12:14, Matijs wrote:
> su is not a user, it's a program to become the Super User or change user
> ID...

man su
    su - run a shell with substitute user and group IDs

While it may be used most often to switch user to the root user (Super
User)(especially in a single user system environment) it would be better
practice to think of it as 'switch user' or 'substitute user'.

-- 
I think, therefore, ken_i_m
Chief Gadgeteer,
Elegant Innovations
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