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Re: xguest in the live cd



On Tuesday, March 10 2009, Matthias Clasen said:
> On Wed, 2009-03-11 at 06:46 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > It won't be that useful as a live cd as such but since we are 
> > recommending the desktop live cd as the primary point of entry for new 
> > users at http://get.fedoraproject.org/, it would be quite useful for 
> > desktop users once people use the live cd to install them to their hard 
> > disk, I think.
> 
> Fair enough. I'm sure people will bitch about this poking unasked wholes
> in their system security. 
> 
> What do others think ?

I think making xguest more accessible is a Good Thing (tm) and that
having it in the live images/installed by default is a part of that.
But the other part is perhaps the "how do I make it easy to turn off" --
right now, that involves removing the package afaik.  Having it be an
easy "turn off the account in system-config-users[1]" would probably
make it even more awesome.

That said, let's put it in the beta and see what more people think :-)
Worst case is we get some xguest testing with the beta (which isn't bad
either)

Jeremy

[1] Or whatever tool we're saying is used for graphically
adding/removing users today :)


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