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> Using sudo has been perfectly suitable for me.
> 
> In fact, since I'm always _me_ (my normal user), I don't ever have to
> worry about "~" pointing at the place I expect it.  Once I've entered my
> password once in a session, I don't have to type it again, so if I need
> to go back and adjust or reissue a command, it happens right away.
> 
> e.g.:
> 
>   $ sudo aptitude update
>   Password: ...
>   ...
>   $ sudo aptitude upgrade
>   ...  <-- no password prompt this time
> 


What happens when you need to bring the machine up in single user mode because 
a hard drive is causing problems?

I'm failing to see how not having a root user is an advantage.  

Ruben


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