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Is it ok to turn on Internet connection under root ?

asked 2018-06-07 15:13:10 -0500

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updated 2018-06-08 04:08:06 -0500

I set up connection with pppoe-setup, so now I should turn it on by su -c '/sbin/ifup ppp0'. Is it safe to make such stuff under su -c ?

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answered 2018-06-08 02:33:02 -0500

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Yes, it's just as safe as using sudo except that you use the root password instead of your own.

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