sudo (Was Re: [SATLUG] OpenDNS)

country glenn.toothman at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 18:26:38 CDT 2008


an application uses commands, the sudo app uses the su command with
restrictions,  plain and simple...



On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 6:06 PM, Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org> wrote:

> Don Crowder wrote:
>
>  Ahah!  All I need is an occasional clue.  I didn't realize that "sudo" was
>> an application, I thought it was a command.
>>
>
> Uh, I'm confused.  How are you differentiating between an "application" and
> a "command"?  They're the same thing.
>
> Both "su" and "sudo" are both commands and applications, at least in my
> book.
>
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