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Re: [SLE] Why does SUSE 8.0 forgets everything ?

Am Sam, 2002-11-02 um 18.35 schrieb Riccardo Ferraro:

> 1) As root, (KDE) I change the 4 desktop wallpapers. If I logout,then login,
> the system reverts to the default wallpapers. This does NOT happen when I
> work as simple user (my changes remain effective)

This is a security issue. They don't want you to forget that you work as
root. Actually, they probably don't want you to work as root any longer
than absolutely necessary.

> 2) I have installed with YAST2 my Epson 1660 Scanner. It works fine.
> I have changed the required parameters to make it work for normal
> users. It works. Then, as usual not always, but SOMETIMES, it says
> that it cannot find any SANE devices.
> I have to login as root and re-install the Scanner. Then it works again.
> Again SOMETIMES it works as root, then I logout and login as normal
> user, and the Scanner "disappears".
> I do not want to write more now, but there are some other
> configuration topics
> which seem to be "forgotten" between a logout and the next login. Any
> idea ?

No, sorry... No idea.


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