[ubuntu-art] Make being root more obvious (scary)

Who mailforwho at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 4 17:40:37 GMT 2009

On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 5:25 PM, Cory K. <coryisatm at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Who wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 4:31 PM, Ryan Prior <ryanprior at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 10:19 AM, Who <mailforwho at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>>> Here is a screenshot to demonstrate what I'm talking about... Nothing
>>>> says 'beware' like red folder icons, right?
>>>> In that screenshot you can also see the way red bar in Thunar.
>>>> What do people think - worth pursuing?
>>> I definitely think that it is. Have you written a blueprint for this?
>>> Otherwise, that is where we should start. Once the blueprint is done, we can
>>> milestone it for Karmic, solicit opinions (especially from people on Planet
>>> Ubuntu who can share thoughts with their readership) and get 'er done.
>> Here is a blueprint
>> https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu-drupal/+spec/warning-themes-under-sudo
>> Does anyone have ideas on who to assign it to, etc?
> Ok. I poked around and /root is treated pretty much like a users dir.
> "Untouchable". So we would need a plan "B".

By default .icons and .themes for the root directory symlink to
/usr/share/themes/caution/ and /usr/share/icons/caution/ ?

Anyone that _actually_ wants to change the theme for their root user
will deal fine with this and fix it as required, I would say.

Worse option, use the fact that a theme is loaded first from  the
.themes directory and then from /usr/share/themes.

Any of them viable?

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