REPLACE WINDOWS: Linux User and Group Management EP343

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If you’re from Windows, you probably have no idea when I talk about a root or super user. And for users in the Linux world, it’s all about the permissions. So let’s go over some Linux User Management.


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  1. Generally speaking su and sudo is used for running stuff with elevated privileges but can also be used with non-root users (say if you wanted to log in or run as a different user in a given terminal session – which also gives it the "substitute user" and "substitute user do" name). Another thing to note is that for sudo, there's a file that defines sudo permissions, in /etc/sudoers.

    Another thing to note is that in the fonts directory, there's distinct subdirectories that label what kinds of fonts stay in there: TrueType, OpenType, and X fonts (well, woff is relatively new to me, but I know it's a web font format). Another thing to note that is some fonts may not show up immediately upon system-wide installation, and you could probably force the font cache to refresh: `fc-cache -f`.

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