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I guess I don't see how it is any more insecure, especially if
one changes the
default password for the pi user as we are told to do. That plus
having a decent
password should be as secure as if the user is left as pi.
On 6/9/20 9:53 AM, Teton Amateur Radio
Repeater Association (TARRA) wrote:
> Thanks that is good idea, of just
adding adding a user and keeping the
Leaves a door for the hackers to come in.
> Pi user id too.
Mick - W7CAT
----- Original Message -----
From: Marty Hartwell
Sent: Tuesday, June 09, 2020 08:35:29 AM
Subject: Re: [RaspberryPi-4-HamRadio] 8Gb RPI4 info...
> Thanks that is good idea, of just adding adding a user and
> Pi user id too. I haven't
> used a windows PC for years on a regular basis, and also
haven't been a
> system admin on Unix
> for over 20 years now and there have been a lot of changes
> amount of time. I do
> remember quite a lot though. I was just hoping there might
be some write
> up on some pitfalls
> to watch out for.
> Marty kd8bj
> On 6/8/20 5:09 PM, N5XMT wrote:
> > You would add a user. Trying to change the name of a
> > possibly cause issues down the road with permissions.
If you are
> > wanting to use it to replace a windows PC, I would
suggest finding an
> > introductory Linux book to read to familiarize
yourself a bit first.
> > Get BlueMail for Android
> > On Jun 8, 2020, at 13:17, Marty Hartwell > > > wrote:
> > Ok, good to know, I guess I should of known that
but didn't even
> > consider it.
> > The subject line I guess made me question.
> > Thanks, I am thinking of replacing a laptop with
one of the 8 GB
> > ones for the
> > home PC.
> > Does anyone know of a link to a description on
how to change the
> > user id from pi
> > to something else. I don't want to make it
multi user, just the
> > user so it looks more
> > like my laptop currently does.
> > Marty
> > On 6/8/20 3:11 PM, N5XMT wrote:
> >> They are all 64 bit ones. Even the 3B and
3B+ are 64 bit
> >> architecture
> >> On Mon, Jun 8, 2020 at 12:19 PM Marty
> >> mhartwe@...
> >> Hi Joe
> >> Is it one of the 64bit ones?
> >> Marty kd8bj
> >> On 6/8/20 1:15 PM, Joe, KO8V wrote:
> >>> Just had one delivered today from
> >>> --
> >>> 73
> >>> Joe, KO8V