Re: File manager tree.
- From: Preben Randhol <randhol pvv org>
- To: bob kehs ksd org
- Cc: Ned Rhudy <nrhudy pabus com>, gnome-list gnome org, walters 159 osu edu
- Subject: Re: File manager tree.
- Date: 31 May 1999 19:24:42 +0200
| Sometimes you NEED to be root to do some things. Rather than tell people
| to never use root and bug them with anoying messages, tell them that "it
| is unsafe to play with root unless they know what they are doing." Since I
| know, for the most part, what I am doing as root, I would verry mutch like
Yes, but most Linux-newbies will use it as if it was Window95 and
never create an account for themselves. Unless they read the docs.
The solution is simple. As one said earlier.
Have a small checkbutton with a label like this:
[ ] I know what I am doing, so please don't show this warning next time.
in the warning dialog. The effect is that next time the dialog isn't
| to turn that anoying message off.
This said I find it odd that somebody would need to run gmc as root,
but then again I think rain is wet. :-)
And there is _no_ reason for shouting.
Preben Randhol iEmacs is the best editor<ESC>
[http://www.pvv.org/~randhol/] -- vim editor
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