Re: Another idea for GNOME VFS

El jue, 05-08-2004 a las 09:41, Sebastian Kapfer escribió:
> Pondering about my usage of GNOME, I had a seemingly cool idea:  We could
> have a GNOME VFS module (let's call it “su” for now) which lets me
> edit other people's files after giving the password for that user account.
> For example, I could open su:///etc/fstab in gedit and edit my fstab
> without running the whole editor process with root's permissions.
> GNOME-VFS would ask me to provide the root password and handle the reading
> and writing;  gedit would handle the editing part.
> Does this make sense?  Would such a feature be part of the core desktop or
> is it more like “poweruser” add-on?

It sound like a powerful idea for me.
Most of the times I open a terminal to use a command line in GNOME is to
get access to other user's files (mostly root).

Franco Catrin L. TUXPAN

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