On Sunday 27 June 2010 22:53:42 Otso wrote:
openSUSE installation defaults to creating a sudo user,
The sudo user can be anyone. You probably talk about super user.
does. This makes the desktop experience inconsistent
Besides aesthetic experience there is also prevention of missteps.
Giving absolutely the same graphic to system management tool is aesthetically
correct, but helps new user to accept YaST as normal application and freely do
things that can lead to system instability.
It is normal industrial practice to keep commands which use can have dangerous
consequences separated by position, color and shape, from the rest of the
IMO, YaST is not enough different from the rest of the desktop.
don't think it's technically impossible or even difficult to pull off,
since after all, if you sudo vim (for example), it uses your personal
That is not good.
My root console is different from user console, and not only for default color
of the command prompt, which is recent improvement. It has different
background. For me that is enough difference that I did not mistakenly used
root console as user one for many years.
Default colors are white background for user and light yellow for root. Mine
is black background for user and no change for root.
Before I started practicing to change color of user screen, it happened not
once to type commands in root console thing it is user one, which is call for
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