Bug 161006 - useful alias su='su -' in .bashrc
useful alias su='su -' in .bashrc
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Bill Nottingham
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: 161007 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2005-06-19 13:55 EDT by Piotr Pelzowski
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-06-20 12:38:22 EDT
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Description Piotr Pelzowski 2005-06-19 13:55:02 EDT
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Description of problem:
Is it possible to add in FC5 to .bashrc new alias? " alias su='su -' ". It would be helpful for many "newbies" They mostly don't now difference between "su" and "su -" and it is often a reason of misunderstanding. -> "It don't work for me! HELP!!"

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
login with su or su -

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Comment 1 Piotr Pelzowski 2005-06-19 14:48:20 EDT
*** Bug 161007 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2005-06-20 12:38:22 EDT
I'd rather not - it's not as useful for someone to have to undefine it if they
actually just want 'su' (for just running commands and similar uses.)

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