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Re: GNOME root's logins (looking for feeback)

On Sun, 20 Feb 2011 11:31:12 -0500, Tom H wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 10:21 AM, Camaleón wrote:
>> I wonder what is the point of forbidding root's GUI logins from GDM
>> greeter while this can be easily by-passed without editing any
>> configuration file?
> Do you mean through the GDM Greeter or by bypassing it with startx?

With "startx".

AFAIK, GDM greeter requires file edition to allow root's logins, but 
that's also possible.

So, what (and how) we (or GNOME's policy) want to protect with the 
current behaviour? It sounds like "security through obscurity" which 
makes no good to anyone.



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