How to run program as another user - and permanently dropping current user privileges? at at
Wed Mar 14 13:18:02 MDT 2007

On Wed, 14 Mar 2007, Kenneth Burgener wrote:
>   sudo -u myuser myprogram
> This appeared to work very well.  Is this method more secure then the
> 'su' method?

The man pages suggest that, in certain aspects, sudo is likely more secure 
than su.  For details, "man sudo" with particular attention to the 
sections entitled "Security Notes" and "Caveats".


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