Re: 8Gb RPI4 info.


Marty Hartwell
 

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.

Marty kd8bj


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
> Pi user id too.
Leaves a door for the hackers to come in.
Mick - W7CAT

----- Original Message -----
From: Marty Hartwell
To: RaspberryPi-4-HamRadio@groups.io
Sent: Tuesday, June 09, 2020 08:35:29 AM
Subject: Re: [RaspberryPi-4-HamRadio] 8Gb RPI4 info...

> Hi
>
> Thanks that is good idea, of just adding adding a user and keeping the
> 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 in that
> 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 user will
> > 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 Hartwell <
> >> mhartwe@... > wrote:
> >>
> >> 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 CanaKit.
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> 73
> >>> Joe, KO8V
> >>
> >
>
>
>
>
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