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Re: debian and ubuntu - answer from user not pretending to be guru

2009/5/4 Mark Allums <mark@allums.com>:
> Raquel wrote:
>> I don't think that aptitude will run as $user, Douglas.  It always
>> runs as root.  At least, that's what it's always told me when I've
>> mistakenly tried to run it as $user.
> It runs as user (in GUI mode), but it won't attempt to make changes to the
> system until you authenticate as root (become root).
> In command-line, I guess you must be root.  But you can use sudo -c "exec
> aptitude", I think, or something similar, if you are weird enough.
> Mark Allums

In CLI mode it will run as user for no changes to the system.


24x7x365 != 24x7x52 Stupid or bad maths?
<erno> hm. I've lost a machine.. literally _lost_. it responds to
ping, it works completely, I just can't figure out where in my
apartment it is.

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