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    Admin. account

    I am the only user on my computer and only use one account, so by default that would be the admin. account. I came across this quote in the forum that made me wonder if that is okay.
    i use an admin account and a user account. the idea is the admin account has sudo capability; my user account normally won't.
    I have tried adding another account but found it was just more hassle when i wanted to shutdown.Is there any harm in staying with one account?

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    One account is the default in Ubuntu and, since you have to provide your password for administrative actions (sudo), there is a certain level of security, which seems appropriate to me if you are the only one how uses the computer.

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    Re: Admin. account

    Quote Originally Posted by 2F4U View Post
    One account is the default in Ubuntu and, since you have to provide your password for administrative actions (sudo), there is a certain level of security, which seems appropriate to me if you are the only one how uses the computer.
    Thank you, thats what i was thinking myself.

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