(FIXED) Re: Run browser as root. Do I want to do *THAT* ? :(

lists at kitepilot.com lists at kitepilot.com
Wed Jul 22 14:53:34 CEST 2009

I did:
adduser kitepilot
sed -e 's/Exec=midori %u/Exec=su kitepilot -c midori %u/g' \
  /usr/share/applications/midori.desktop >                 \
mv /usr/share/applications/midori.desktop /root 


How could I do anything before without the Internet...


lists at kitepilot.com writes: 

> Good morning Universe after the eclipse...  
> Short background:
> I finally flashed my GSM with (something)11 and installed Parolli on my 
> phone.
> Didn't like it (or couldn't figure it out) and re-flashed it with SHR.
> WAAAAY easier to deal with than the QT thing it came with, and better 
> "conversation quality" (both ways)  
> Still learning...  
> So I started the browser.
> Browser comes with warning "running as root"
> WTF?!?!?!
> Kill browser...  
> Now the question:
> I want to create a user to run the browser with (easy),
> and then configure the icon to run the browser using that user (no clue)
> Anyone?
> Thanks!   :)
> ET 
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