[Courses] [Networking] Lesson 1
suzo at bigpond.net.au
Thu Mar 20 22:11:14 EST 2003
On Thu, 20 Mar 2003 03:40 am, Hamster wrote:
> LESSON 1 - Welcome!
## Homework ##
> 1. If you don't understand the difference between "su" and "su -", have a
> read of the manpage for su (man su) and write to the list asking about
> things in the manpage you don't understand.
I did that, but I didn't understand the answer. So I tried it out.
"su" loged me in as root, and left me in the current directory
"su -" put me into the /root directory (the eqivalent of "su" followed by cd)
I would have thought it would be more usefull to be in the / directory.
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