root look & feel

Adam Luchjenbroers adam at
Wed Jun 19 03:20:04 BST 2002

On Wednesday 19 June 2002 10:25 am, terry wrote:
> so, i gather from previous posts and my own experiences that
> someone at kde feels the need to control how i view my computer
> when logged in as root (background and bombs).  i would remind
> the responsible person that this kind of self proclaimed power
> over your user community is the reason people have left m$.  give
> me a break and don't think for me.
> before all of the helpful hints bombard this post, i know there
> is a back door - but root should at least have the capabilities
> of an unprivileged user under ANY circumstances.  red makes me
> angry!

Try looking in .xinitrc, either that or some other script (someone will tell 
you which). 

Its set up like that (BG defaults to red for root on mandrake, but is 
changeable) to remind you where you are. I have left mine like that for that 

It is your choice though. Do as you will.
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