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Re: 'synaptic' removed from buster




On Fri 05 Apr 2019 at 21:34:15 (+0200), Jan Claeys wrote:
> On Thu, 2019-04-04 at 16:22 -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.
> 
> Another well-known one is GParted, which doesn't really have an
> alternative for people to use instead...

Does parted not do the same things?

I must admit that in 24 years of linux, I've never run a GUI
application as root. And I would have thought there's a case for
using a TUI rather than a GUI if the need was pressing.

Cheers,
David.