Root login in rawhide and display managers

Colin Walters walters at
Wed Sep 19 21:12:55 UTC 2007

On 9/19/07, David Boles <dgboles at> wrote:
> Or do you want Fedora 8 to be like Windows? Where 'run as root' is the
> default for the 'not so knowledgeable Windows user'?

It is not the default.  You have to actively work to arrive at the
situation, ignoring a warning dialog.

It is not worth developer time at this stage to improve the warnings,
create a special X session, etc.

It will be fixed correctly for F9.

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