Re: 'synaptic' removed from buster
- Date: Fri, 5 Apr 2019 16:05:00 +0100
- From: Jonathan Dowland <jmtd@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: 'synaptic' removed from buster
On Thu, Apr 04, 2019 at 04:22:43PM -0400, Greg Wooledge wrote:
How many graphical programs does Debian actually have that are intended
to be run as root on a desktop? It's certainly not "half the os's
utilities". I'd be surprised if there are as many as ten.
Indeed, and running the UI toolkit code as root was always considered a
bad design pattern, even whilst it works under X.
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