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



On Thu, 2007-01-25 at 06:05 -0800, David Boles wrote:
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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.
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> 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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Like Ric & Gene

Craig


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