[maemo-developers] Boot bora as root

From: Paul Klapperich maemo.org at bobpaul.org
Date: Tue Apr 17 23:42:59 EEST 2007
On 4/17/07, Chris Taylor <chtaylo4 at gmail.com> wrote:
> simple, I don't do sudo ;)

But there is no visible sudo in the GUI. Installing an app, for example,
doesn't require the user switch to root or initiate gksudo. If it's just the
term you're after, setting the xterm to root ownership and marking the SUID
bit seems the most logical solution.

The only benefit I see other than xterm is for something like a third party
file manager to allow browsing--and manipulating--the full file system, but
then again the filemanager could probably be "fixed" to run as root by using

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