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Re: root in FC 10





--- On Sat, 12/6/08, Tom Horsley <tom horsley att net> wrote:

> From: Tom Horsley <tom horsley att net>
> Subject: Re: root in FC 10
> To: fedora-list redhat com
> Date: Saturday, December 6, 2008, 6:42 AM
> On Sat, 06 Dec 2008 16:10:36 +1030
> Tim <ignored_mailbox yahoo com au> wrote:
> 
> > Compared to logging in graphically as root leaves you
> > much more open to security flaws in the graphical
> systems doing much
> > more than you were doing.
> 
> Ah yes, here it is again - GUIS are horribly flawed and
> ridden through with security bugs.
> 
> If that is really the case, then no one should be logging
> into
> any GUI at all for any reason since you'll be exposing
> your
> own data to all those security kooties waiting to leap out
> of the GUIs on them.
> 
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your reasoning is OK but you cannot impose your system of beliefs on others and their OSs. 

If I want to do something not smart, then it is MY problem. 

I've been logging into Linux  root for 11.5 years and never messed anything up yet!

Maybe you need to advise the users of puppy Linux.

There 100000000 pieces of advice one can give but should not be imposed.

Marriage should be prohibited until months of counselling are completed


      


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