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Re: Shutdown w/o root password.

Glenn English wrote:
On Tue, 2005-12-20 at 21:15 -0300, Gabriel wrote:

So you mean that whenever I use Gnome I'm running with root

No. When you log in, you're you. It's gdm that runs as root.
Do 'ps aux | grep gdm' and look at the username.

if I log in CLI as non-root user, run startx, then what does gdm run as? root again? just curious.


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