Re: [PATCH] Single user linux

From: Ian Stirling (
Date: Thu Apr 26 2001 - 15:18:34 EST

> On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Ian Stirling wrote:
> > Also, there is another reason.
> > If you'r logged in as root, then any exploitable bug in large programs,
> > be it netscape, realplayer, wine, vmware, ... means that the
> > cracker owns your machine.
> Heh. You receive all your email on your root account?

For historical reasons (I gave out this address before I started using
linux) and mail to root here does not actually go to root.

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