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Thread: Kali Linux Root User Policy

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    Kali Linux Root User Policy

    Is it really that bad of an idea to run as a standard user in Kali? Would the app/scripts not request root authentication when needed?

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    You would have to type in your password every time you open a tool from the menu or terminal. While good practice it's not really practical to do this every few minutes or so.

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    Kali is made for Security professionals why would they need to use standard mode most tools run best as root.

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