Sudo and Su

You've probably seen one of these commands. Ubuntu users have seen more of sudo, while SUSE, Fedora, and Debian have used su more often. What exactly is the difference?

Both of the commands enable you to gain root access. The major difference is in how privileges are obtained.

Su


Su is a command that enables you to open a shell or login as another user. Run without any parameters ...

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