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Re: Run Another X Window as Another User?



On Fri, 2006-05-26 at 03:20, Todd Zullinger wrote:

> >> Gnome has user switching but it's disabled in FC5 "due to console
> >> permission issues" according to the list of common bugs and issues
> >> in FC5[1].
> > 
> > I thought it was more than just "console issues", as you don't get
> > sound, either.  And what about when you plug in hotplugable items
> > (flash drives, etc.), which user gets to own them?
> 
> Those are all basically console permission issues.  Console in this
> context isn't the terminal screens on VT 1-6, it's referring more
> generally to the system the user is sitting in front of (I hope that
> makes some sense, I realize I've worded it poorly :).

It doesn't make sense but it isn't your fault - the concept just
doesn't mesh with a multiuser system.

-- 
  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell gmail com



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