Re: Security hole in LXDE?
- Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 23:53:03 +0000
- From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Security hole in LXDE?
On Tuesday 28 February 2017 17:45:57 David Wright wrote:
> Both aptitude and synaptic can run by an ordinary user, and it's a
> very safe way to run them when you don't yet fully understand their
To extend for the sake of pedantic ultra-clarity, and not to contradict:
aptitude can be run as an ordinary user, but you cannot change anything as an
ordinary user - only look at what is there. To change anything, e.g. install
or uninstall something, you must have root privileges.