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Switch users: Linux: User and Group Management
Switch users: Linux: User and Group Management

Elevating privileges is necessary for a user to do administrative tasks without logging in as root. Logging in as root is a bad idea for security reasons. Using the su command, we can elevate privileges temporarily.

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Network Administration IT Operating Systems Linux

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