Re: [PATCH] Single user linux

From: Mohammad A. Haque (
Date: Tue Apr 24 2001 - 07:51:29 EST wrote:
> hi,
> a friend of my asked me on how to make linux easier to use
> for personal/casual win user.
> i found out that one of the big problem with linux and most
> other operating system is the multi-user thing.
> i think, no personal computer user should know about what's
> an operating system idea of a user. they just want to use
> the computer, that's it.
> by a personal computer i mean home pc, notebook, tablet,
> pda, and communicator. only one user will use those devices,
> or maybe his/her friend/family. do you think that user want
> to know about user account?
> from that, i also found out that it is very awkward to type
> username and password every time i use my computer.

Sounds to me like you really don't get the whole concept of permissions
and that it's how Unix works.

Besides, why should the kernel do anythign different for you when there
are userland tools that you can use to have the system auto-login as a
specified user?


===================================================================== Mohammad A. Haque

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