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Re: Lock screen does not work for root in gnome



On Mon, 2004-10-18 at 16:16 -0700, Jon Savage wrote:
> > > Well, I know that, but it works fine in KDE.
> > > And if somebody insist to log in as root, it is even more dangerous that
> > > he cannot lock the screen.
> If logging in as root to a graphical session truly is a badthing(tm)
> could one not argue that gnome/kde/yourfaviorite gui sessions should
> be disabled for root by default? GUI admin tools are still available
> from the application menu(s) in user sessions, along with all of the
> cli goodness from a terminal + su -/sudo whatever.
> 
> (fully expecting to get my butt kicked for this suggestion)
> 

I agree with you, fwiw. Any reason to need to log in as root is a bug.

Havoc



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