computer/properties

Vinny Ray Vinny at Fusiontunes.net
Sat Jun 7 17:44:28 UTC 2014


Not really sure how a program can infect me unless I choose to install it.
This is my personal computer. It never leaves my house. No one else EVER 
has access to it.
If I was worried about that I would set it up to require a password to 
start the operating system.
I just don't see why I need to type in a 20 character password every 
time I click on something.
If its to keep me from installing something accidentally I would just 
rather click a yes or no button when it ask permission to install it.

On 06/07/2014 06:21 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 7 June 2014 02:58, Vinny Ray <Vinny at fusiontunes.net> wrote:
>> I right click on computer and select properties. On the permissions tab it
>> says I cant make any changes because I am not the owner. So I am just
>> wondering who owns my computer?
>> You do not have permission, no administrator rights, unauthorised access
>> etc.... is why I deleted windows off of my system.
>> How can I fix this?
>> I also see that I need to type in my password every time I install
>> something..
>> Surely Linux has a fix for these problems?
>
> They're not problems. You just have to relearn how to use your OS.
>
> The reason you need to re-enter your password to do stuff is that
> Ubuntu is secure by design. This is a /benefit/, it is a /feature/. It
> means that random programs can't infect you like Windows viruses
> infest Windows.
>
>





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