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Re: Can't use GUI as root

My Install of Woody boots was set up by the installer to boot into KDE (xdm)
when the system boots up, and in root, as well as regular user.
Christopher J. Noyes
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Hasler" <john@dhh.gt.org>
To: <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Monday, April 05, 2004 09:18 AM
Subject: Re: Can't use GUI as root

> Jaap Haitsma wrote:
> > Blame my ignorance but what's the bad thing of starting an x application
> > under the root account?
> X applications are not secure enough to be run as root.
> > It works fine in other distros I used to use.
> Other distros are more interested in sales than security.
> -- 
> John Hasler
> john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
> Dancing Horse Hill
> Elmwood, WI
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