Re: [Desktop] What accounts on a machine?
* Alan Chandler [Sat, Oct 26 2002, 02:36:55PM]:
> - From a technicians point of view you are exactly correct - but the question I
> am asking (and if we want to create desktops for the masses we must at least
> ask the question) does it have to be. Isn't something like administrator a
> much more logical name for someone not in the know.
Hell, why are you keen on breaking so many technical details? IMHO it is
easy: Make the Login managers (kdm, gdm) show a list of users (like KDM
does not), but not with login names only, but in "Fullname (account)"
form. So a user sees "My Name (mynick)" or "System Administrator(root)"
and IMHO should get an idea what the accounts are for, even an idiotic
Microsoft: Where do you want to go today?
Linux: Where do you want to go tomorrow?
BSD: Are you guys coming or what?