I hate to admit this, but it seems like the proper time.
I regularly assign a new root password in my Ubuntu systems, and then switch into the root account with
Yeah, I know, it’s sacrilege. The problem is that I have become used to using
su with Arch and Crux, and I regularly skip
sudo on those systems. Which of course, kicks out an error. Or I make the opposite mistake — and type
sudo in my Crux laptop, which may or may not cause an error, depending on whether or not I have it installed.
Anyway, this is not a rationalization. It’s just a confession. I do it because it saves me the split-second aggravation when I accidentally forget
sudo, and the extra split-second of typing
Oh, the shame.