Everything I read (article and comments) reminds me of a previous job where everybody had the root password of our build server (I was the admin). Once, someone typed reboot as root on the server instead of his target (both remote access), and I took this opportunity to change the root password and not give it away, except to a deputy and a manager (for obvious reasons). Most colleagues didn't mind, but one was extremely worried of seeing some of his 'rights' go away, and I told him that I would give him sudo access for anything he needed to do and could not do as a normal user. In the end, he never came asking for anything, because nothing he did required high privileges, and I think it's a bit the same here. It's some kind of FUD. Also, interestingly, people who report most issues seem to start by saying 'I worked with Linux for the last two centuries blah blah blah...' Yes, but this is changing things, so indeed it brings new problems, and new solutions, and it does not matter that you are an expert in this or that, you may also have to learn the basics of SELinux, just like you has to learn the basics of VI, Bash, [add your own little admin tool here]
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