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Re: lock screen as root - FC2



On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 05:31:21PM +0300, Kontogiannis Theophanis wrote:
> Anyone knows why I can not lock screen as root in FC2?

The screensaver program which does the locking doesn't believe that it's
safe to run as root.

The solution to your problem is: don't log in as root. It's dangerous
because it makes it easier for viruses and other malware to spread, and
because it makes it very easy to shoot yourself in the foot.

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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org        <http://www.mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>                <http://linux.bu.edu/>



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