Re: Granted permissions without asking....

What are the permissions on these files?


I am thinking perhaps they are setuid root so everyone that runs them
runs it as root.  Which is a very bad idea obviously, but that is the
only thing that comes to mind.


2009/3/9 Dave Walker <carol dave walker gmail com>:
> I have just set up a Debian Lenny pc with a Gnome GUI. Some apps (like
> GParted!) are allowing root access without requiring a password. Since the
> pc will be used, unsupervised, by the public, this seems like a situation
> that I should try to change. I must have done something during the install
> that caused this to occur, but don't know what and don't know how to make
> the necessary changes. Anybody???
> Thanks
> Dave W.
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