[PC-BSD Testing] `sudo su` wants root password?

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Tue Apr 2 13:04:37 PDT 2013


PC-BSD is configured to require the root password for sudo, not your individual password. It is just about the only thing I disliked about PC-BSD out of the box...

Warner

On Apr 2, 2013, at 1:30 PM, Odhiambo Washington wrote:

> Having not gotten any answers on how to upgrade my 9.1-PRERELEASE, I
> decided to bite the bullet and install 9.1-RELEASE from DVD.
> 
> However, I am surprised that when I do `sudo su`, I need to enter root
> password instead of my password. I must be growing old, or I missed
> something with sudo at some point.
> 
> 
> PS: And the silence to some questions on this list don't augur well
> for PC-BSD! I now see why people easily switch!
> 
> 
> 
> --
> Best regards,
> Odhiambo WASHINGTON,
> Nairobi,KE
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