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Re: KDE and root login

On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Paul Johnson wrote:

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> On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 08:59:33AM -0400, Derek Broughton wrote:
> > Some people obsess.  As I said, I will usually use sudo or kdesu.
> > Once in a while, when you need to do a lot of work as root, it is
> > simpler to log in to kde as root.  I see absolutely no reason not to
> > do that as long as you understand what you're doing.  Anyone who
> > says you should "never" log in as root is advocating policy over
> > thought.
> Sure it is.  QT and GTK haven't been tested to be root-safe.

Why would logging into a Qt or GTK environment be worse than su-ing in
such an environment?

- Bruce

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