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Re: Can't use GUI as root

On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 03:14:56PM -0500, dircha wrote:
> Pass rm the '-i' option to be prompted at each removal.
> Or put in your .bashrc the alias:
> alias rm='rm -i'

sounds like a great idea until you get used to it and then
EXPECT it when you're on someone else's system. Much Badness
that way lies.

here's my relevant aliases--

	alias rm='echo use RM instead'
	alias RM='rm -i'

that way i get out of the habit of expecting "rm" to treat me
like an idiot child; i use RM instead. and when, on another
system, RM isn't available, i can revert to doign the "-i" by
hand, consciously.

just a thought.

I use Debian/GNU Linux version 3.0;
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