[techtalk] Gnome question
bobtfish at freaks.screaming.net
Sun Oct 15 15:47:02 EST 2000
At 14:30 15/10/00, Telsa Gwynne wrote:
> > >Unfortunately, you will have to do them at the command line, because
> > >there is currently no way to get a second little panel which has the
> > >programs which only root can use.
>I think I was unclear. You get the graphical application fine. But
>you have to invoke it from the command line. You can't use the GNOME
>panel and launchers, because they are still owned by guest and will
>run as guest. So you have to know what the program is called in order
>to be able to start it. And GNOME menus have long names which are
>intended to give you an idea of what the thing does, and do not
>have the command name itself on them. That's what I meant by "do
>them at the command line": _starting_ the app. It comes up as the
Ouch, that is probably a bad thing(Tm).. I assume this means you can su to
any local user and start xterms on your desktop?
/me shudders at the thought..
BobTFish (Going back to hide in a little world where security is important)
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