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Re: Getting people to say nice things about Microsoft (Linspire repo)



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Claude Jones wrote:
> On Thu January 25 2007, Claude Jones wrote:
>> they have a weird
>> way of databasing the thing and when you open Yumex or Smart
> 
> Just re-read this and realized/remembered Freespire doesn't use yum - the only 
> package manager it came with was the CNR one, which they tried to get you to 
> sign up for, and pay money for, the first time you use it - that was last 
> year. I used apt-get to download Synaptic package manager, and that worked 
> fine as long as you knew about it. It came up configured with the huge repo 
> list and that's what I was watching check the 160+ repo lists each time I ran 
> it.


Would know if Freespire has the same security flaw that Linspire has?
Everything by design in Linspire is run as 'root'. The GUI desktop. The
applications. The whole thing. Just like Windows does.

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  David
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