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Re: Root login in rawhide and display managers



On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 09:00:08AM -0400, Alan Cox wrote:
> Secondly the security argument here is simply peeing in the wind as you can
> hit ctrl-alt-f1 and log in as root on a text console.

That's not the security argument.

The security argument is that GUI's mean a huge ammount of extra code running
as root. Tipically extremely buggy code...

Rui

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