Re: Newbie wants Firefox and Tbird
On Sun, 25 Sep 2005 23:54:18 -0500
Kent West <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Ron Johnson wrote:
> >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:
> And when you need to run an X app? Ah, gotta muck around
> with Xauthority files now.
Actually, no. This does the trick:
$ su -c
Someone on this list told me about it a couple of years ago.
> And when you've got several xterms open, and only one of
> which is logged in as root, and you're switching back and
> forth and forget which one you're in when you type that "rm
> -rf" command? Sure, you can change your root prompt to be
> red and flashing, to help avoid this, but I'd prefer to
> intentionally do the extra step of typing sudo to prevent
> this sort of mishap.