Root in Desktop

David Hart ubuntu at
Wed Jan 3 21:00:07 UTC 2007

On Thu 2007-01-04 02:17:41 +0530, mehul wrote:
> On 1/4/07, Samuel Thurston, III wrote:
> >
> >Most do.  I have encountered a few that do not, because they use a
> >nonstandard way to query for priviliges.
> Can you tell me which those are? I am just curious about it.

This is from a mail that you replied to a few minutes ago:

  >some tarballs contain config scripts that prompt you for a root
  >password, I've run across this maybe twice ever, and I'm afraid I
  >didn't make a note of which programs i was trying to install at the

David Hart <ubuntu at>

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