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Re: dosfslabel finds problem, e2fsck does not



On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 07:49:58PM +0930, Arthur Marsh wrote:
> Andrei Popescu wrote, on 24/07/10 16:29:
> >On Sb, 24 iul 10, 09:18:04, Arthur Marsh wrote:
> >>
> >>xhost +
> >
> >This is insecure:
> >http://www.fooishbar.org/blog/tech/x/xhost-plus-2010-06-29-22-42.html
> >
> >Regards,
> >Andrei
> 
> Agreed about the " xhost + " being insecure but it took a few tries
> to work out the correct incantation:
> 
> $ xhost +SI:localuser:root
> 
> The xhost manual page doesn't really say what the "SI" does, nor
> does it mention "localuser" only "local".
> 
> There are some X basics I'm unfamiliar with /-:.
> 
> Arthur.
> 
I must be incredibly at risk for dangers I didn't even know I should
know.  To run gfdisk I just opened at terminal in X Windows, entered su
and my root password, ran the program and, when finished, entered su
tom.

Tom
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