Re: 8Gb RPI4 info.


Teton Amateur Radio Repeater Association (TARRA)
 

You need to have two things to log in; username and password. So why provide half of what they need? It's your system, do as you like.

Mick - W7CAT

----- Original Message -----
From: Marty Hartwell
To: RaspberryPi-4-HamRadio@groups.io
Sent: Tuesday, June 09, 2020 09:02:19 AM
Subject: Re: [RaspberryPi-4-HamRadio] 8Gb RPI4 info.

> 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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