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Re: Newbie wants Firefox and Tbird

On Mon, 26 Sep 2005 16:29:09 +1200
Joel Peter William Pitt <joel.pitt@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 9/26/05, Kent West <westk@acu.edu> 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.

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