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Re: plugin flash player AMD64

On Sun, Feb 01, 2009 at 03:38:53AM +0000, javier melendez wrote:

[pls reply to list not my address]

>    umm and i run my firefox like root. Is it a problem?

yeah, it's a BadThing(SM). You're running your Linux box like an MS-DOS
thing; you're giving FF - hence whatever weird stuff on the 'net that it 
might stumble upon, that could possibly exploit a bug - SuperCow power on
your system. Never do that, use root for admin stuff only, define a normal
user and do the normal stuff like that user. root is there to only to make
(or brake) your system. 
You'd better check the basic docs/tutorial/guides/faq/h-t on the matter - I
think the Debian-install guide should be a nice starting point.
http://www.debian.org/security/ is also highly recommended reading.


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