Re: Can't run apps as root in KDE
On Sat, Jul 02, 2011 at 10:57:15AM +0000, Camaleón wrote:
> I only have 2 users in my debian box: me and root.
You can create new account from GUI, too.
> When I need to test if there is a configuration issue with the browser
> (or my Gnome profile), I launch it as root because it has an almost empty
> firefox profile.
> And it is also understandable that new users prefer to edit some files
> with Kwrite or Gedit instead by using another command line tools, though
> not a perfect way to make things. New users will learn this in their way
> to linux...
Goof to hear, it is purely for testing. maybe I was worried too much.
But, if so, why not create an dummy user account? And use it for
testing. It is a very good way to test upgrade issues with local
configuration data. By using dummy account, removing it is very easy
and will not cause lasting issues for your root account.