Re: KDE and root login
From: "Paul Johnson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On Mon, Oct 27, 2003 at 01:47:47PM +0100, Dieter Wilkens wrote:
> > Just installed debian 3.0 with X-Server. after a reboot the system comes up
> > with the GNOME Desktop Manager and I try to chose 'KDE' as session and wan't
> > to login with my root account.
> No! DO NOT do this! Use su -m or sudo instead, once logged in as a
> normal user. Read the archives before asking, this is asked about
> once every other week.
It isn't, though it is a FAQ, but if it's so important that you need to be
warned with caps and exclamations, why does KDM let you login to KDE as root?
I almost never use KDE as root, sudo (and kdesu for gui stuff) is my friend,
but once in a while it is useful.