[mythtv-users] Ubuntu Edgy - MythWeb

Stroller linux.luser at myrealbox.com
Wed Feb 7 05:03:33 UTC 2007


On 7 Feb 2007, at 04:35, Chris Petersen:
> Stroller wrote:
>> If you refrain from posting general Linux issues here then it keeps
>> the list uncluttered & we can better help in future when you come to
>> post problems which actually relate to the MythTV software.
>
> And if users like you would refrain from getting in the way of people
> answering questions and discovering setup problems, MythTV could  
> become
> a better product faster.

I'm really sorry. You snipped the relevant part of my post:

>> Kubuntu is a bit lacking in an interface for changing root related
>> items. Is there a way to login to a root account with access to a  
>> root
>> "file manger", etc. without having to do everything via command
>> line...
>>
>
> It's really unnecessary to log in to KDE as a root user - it really
> encourages bad habits such as surfing the web or going on IRC as root
> "whilst waiting for that file to copy".
>
> You're better off simply running `sudo konqueror` if you really need
> to drag & drop files as root. Be warned to keep an eye on file
> permissions - not so much a problem when dragging & dropping files
> into c:\windows\system32

If you review this you will see that I answered the user's questions,  
rather than obstructed them.

Stroller.


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list