gnome terminal

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Thu Jan 19 19:37:34 GMT 2006

On Thu, Jan 19, 2006 at 12:40:56PM +0000, George Barnett wrote:
> Quim Gil wrote:
> I think you completely missed the point of my post.
> > A new user won't sudo. He will be only prompt for his password when
> > performing an action thar requires sudo behind the scenes. If he is
> > opening the console to sudo manually it's because a) is not a new user
> > anymore or b) needs to know that he is about to do something to be
> > careful about.
> That's naive.
> Terminal is on the applications menu by default.  Every piece of
> installed software will be tried by a new user.

Some users may do this, yes.  Users who experiment with every piece of
software they can find generally won't be put off by a message they don't
understand, though.

 - mdz

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