How to run program as another user - and permanently dropping current user privileges?

Andy Bradford amb-plug at
Wed Mar 14 22:33:59 MDT 2007

Thus said "Chris Carey" on Wed, 14 Mar 2007 10:52:10 PDT:

> > What if a junior admin turns telnet on?
> The junior admin will quickly become a junior non-admin :)

What about the junior admin who  setup a username without a password (or
at least an impossible one) in the first place?

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