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Re: Lock Screen as root



On Fri, 2006-05-26 at 22:24, Tim wrote:

> > But if this is so dangerous, why not prevent graphical root logins
> > altogether?
> 
> Some distros do that.  And it is possible to set up Fedora that way as
> well - it stops a graphical "login", but it doesn't stop a textual login
> from starting X after the login.
> 
> One reason why distros don't do that is the number of users insisting
> that they should be able to.

And the seriously strange concept of having GUI admin tools but
not being able to run them from a menu, or the likely-risk-prone
concept of having special authentication techniques to start
them from a window manager running as a different user.

-- 
  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell gmail com



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