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Re: intel driver and dual screen



On Jan 16, 2008 4:37 PM, Jeffrey Ollie <jeff ocjtech us> wrote:
> On 1/16/08, Jonathan Underwood <jonathan underwood gmail com> wrote:
> >
> > There's a nice utility in development to give a nice shiny GUI for these things:
> >
> > http://albertomilone.com/urandr.html
>
> Unfortunately this utility seems very Debian/Ubuntu specific - for
> example there's some code that shells out to dpkg and apt-get.  Plus I
> see some rather dubious code...  First of all, it seems to want to run
> as root, which shouldn't be necessary to use XRandR.  Second, code
> like this:
>
>         self.command = 'sudo rm -R '
>         self.remove(files, verb)
>
> seems to be begging to be exploited.  I think that I'm staying far
> away from this code...
>
> Jeff

Maybe some should suggest the author to make it a bit more distro
agnostic so it works on fedora also? And I believe that the author
would welcome and feedback in making his application more security
wise and better for end users.

Valent.


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