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Re: jEdit



Karsten Wade wrote:

>> Personally, I would prefer if you did include the prompt.
>> I find that in many cases it is not clear if the command is meant
>> to be run as root, or as user.
> 
> This is why commands are *never* run "as root" and the 'su -c' option is
> used:
> 
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/WikiEditing#Writing_Example_Commands
> 
> There is method to this madness, I assure you. :)

I understand why you do it.
It is probably slightly impractical if you have say 10 commands
one after the other.
But I wouldn't argue with your decision.

I was actually referring more to Linux documents in general,
when I said the lack of a prompt often causes confusion.

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