Re: [PATCH] Single user linux

From: Sean Hunter (
Date: Tue Apr 24 2001 - 08:02:13 EST

On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 07:44:17PM +0700, wrote:
> with multi-user concept, conceptually there should be an
> administrator to create account, grant permission, etc.
> no my sister doesn't want that. i bet there are billions of
> people not willing to learn how to use a computer, they just
> want to use it.

So they buy Macs. <- This is not a joke or a criticism. My wife is a happy
and contented ignorant mac user.


> so what the hell is transmeta doing with mobile linux (midori).
> is it going to teach multi-user thing to tablet owners?
> surely mortals expect midori to behave like their pc. lets say
> on redhat, they have to login as root to access their files,
> they don't even know what a root is!
> lets break unix mind for a while, and give everyone a chance
> to use linux.

If you wanted to do this, the correct place would be to alter your pam config,
but then again, if you knew the slightest thing about unix, you'd know that.


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