super user mode filemanager
wheeler at kde.org
Thu Mar 6 13:19:40 GMT 2003
On Thursday 06 March 2003 10:10, Alexander Kellett wrote:
> hiya all,
> just noticed in the kmenu that you can
> open a root started filemanager. not
> only is this slow due to the need to
> start up a thousand and one things as
> root, but also, its imo a really ugly
> way of doing it.
> how about a fish:/root at localhost instead?
> requires a pretty good security check of
> fish though at a guess.
Hmm, I've never liked the idea of [fish/ssh]ing to localhost; doesn't that
feel hackish to anyone else?
Would it be possible to create a lighter su:/ IO slave for this purpose?
(Even if this was really just fish behind the scenes this would look nicer.)
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