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### Should the root account be disabled in Fedora 18?

I came across this discussion HERE .

If I not choose a root password, how can i install a program? from a terminal.

sudo? su?

What happens if I run from a terminal the following:

su - root -c 'miprogram'


¿Will it work?

Or

will work my user , with privileges root?

su - myuser -c 'miprogram'


Or

Will we see the system with sudo?

sudo yum install yumex


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### Should What does it mean for the root account to be disabled in Fedora 18?

I came across this discussion HEREon Fedora Forum .

If I not cannot choose a root password, how can i I install a program? program from a terminal.terminal?

sudo? su?

What happens if I run the following from a terminal the following:terminal:

su - root -c 'miprogram'


¿Will Will it work?

Or

will this work my user , to run as myuser with privileges like root?

su - myuser -c 'miprogram'


Or

Will we see the system with sudo?

sudo yum install yumex