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Re: FC5 Gnome progress

On Wed, Apr 05, 2006 at 08:49:13AM +0200, antonio montagnani wrote:

> how do you manage the root user???

You should not be running Gnome as root long enough to
bother you. Root is reserved for special operations.
The trend today in *nix is to disable root account, and do
everything from a normal user via sudo.

If you want to wipe your gnome settings under root,
I would create a new random user, log in once, log out,
copy the entire directory (.dotted files, mostly) over 
to root's home (as root), and then chown everything to root's user
and group.

Making a backup of root's home before you do anything
is always advisable, though perhaps not strictly necessary
in this case.

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