Call for testing screen-profiles

Mark Schouten mark at
Sat Jan 24 20:57:14 UTC 2009

On Sat, 2009-01-24 at 14:20 -0600, Dustin Kirkland wrote:
> > 3: Why not give an extra option when running select-screen-profile as
> > root, to install it system-wide? I would not like to see the
> > ubuntu-thingie as default.
> > 4: See 2
> Running things as root is generally avoid in Ubuntu.

Uh, sure. But some things need to be run as root. For example, when you
want to make setting-changes that effect every user.

> We could handle it, through update-alternatives, (see
> /etc/alternatives).  I'll have a look at that.

That's a possibility as well, although I guess that's only meant for
binaries? (And, you must run it as root :))

Mark Schouten <mark at>

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