Running as root ( was Re: Change Permissions (snip)..Problem Solved )

Derek Broughton news at
Fri Jan 12 00:42:05 UTC 2007

Jeffrey F. Bloss wrote:

> Derek Broughton wrote:
>> Hey!  I was using Unix when Linus was in diapers (OK, maybe not quite
>> then - but I think am quite a bit older than Linus).  I've just
>> preferred guis since I first met them (fortunately, it was OS/2
>> before Windows...)

I had to check - yes, I'm quite a bit older than that young whippersnapper.
> <laughing>
> The first thing I did with a "modern" GUI was coral it into a curses
> style box at the command prompt so it wasn't in my way, but I could
> still sneer at the visible upper right quadrant of the thing.
> Now that I think about it, I've been doing nothing but that in one
> metaphorical sense or another ever since. :)

LOL.  Different strokes for different folks :-)

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