Re: File manager tree.
- From: bob kehs ksd org
- To: Preben Randhol <randhol pvv org>
- cc: Ned Rhudy <nrhudy pabus com>, gnome-list gnome org, walters 159 osu edu, recipient list not shown: ;
- Subject: Re: File manager tree.
- Date: Mon, 31 May 1999 10:16:15 -0700 (PDT)
Well, A wizard for creating a new acount would be in order. How about
this. Removing the code to display that anoying message from gmc and
putting it in a wizard program. Then the wizard can come up the first time
you run as root allowing new users to create users for themselves and then
stop using root, and the power users can pull the wizard program from
On 31 May 1999, Preben Randhol wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> | 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.
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