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Re: apache2 missing a file, won't run.

On Monday 06 May 2019 03:12:55 am Erik Christiansen wrote:

> On 05.05.19 17:16, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > You have made it very clear not to assign a pw to root, do
> > everything with sudo.
> That's just religion, Gene, promulgated to minimise queries and
> complaints from people getting themselves into trouble. Like
> vaccination, it only needs 95% coverage to provide herd immunity. To
> avoid having to fuss with getting the sudo thing to actually work
> here, I still do a "su -" in a spare xterm, and leave the root session
> open for a while, till the current problem is sorted.
> To remind that more than ordinary user care is warranted in that
> xterm, in the event of leaving it open beyond short term memory, I put
> this in /root/.bashrc
> export PS1="\[\033[1;31m\]\u@\h:\W\$ \[\033[0;0m\]"
Thats a good reminder, so I "borrowed" it.

> to make root's prompt red, and declare itself as root.
> It takes more than a generalisation to alter my habits of more than 30
> years. My take is: Use what works best for you, especially if you
> accept the consequences without complaint. But I figure I'm treading a
> parallel path to yours there.
> Erik

Probably pretty close, :)

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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