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Re: [SLE] SU can't connect. Why?
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 9 May 2003 20:18:08 +0200
  • Message-id: <200305092018.08427.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 09 May 2003 19:57, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> > Please do not use xhost! It is completely insecure and defeats the
> > purpose of using sux or kdesu
>
> And if it's a single user machine? Or even a small home network?

Then it's not so bad, but it's still a good habit to get into.

>
>
> (And I use root all the time too but I'm a big boy and trust myself)

literally all the time? I would never trust myself that much. Everyone has
brainfarts.

And I would certainly not trust the programs, especially huge ones like kde,
to run them all the time as root.


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