Re: Newbie wants Firefox and Tbird
On Mon, 26 Sep 2005 16:29:09 +1200
Joel Peter William Pitt <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 9/26/05, Kent West <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Steve Lamb wrote:
> 2. Not logging into X as root is another benefit. Running a
> single X
> > client/app as root is different than running all of X as
> > root.
> You can run su within a terminal in X, no one mentioned
> anything about running X as root. That's an aside from
> whether to use su or sudo for admin.
Amen, brother. Administration in an xterm using
"su -" is, to maintain the metaphor, sinfully easy.