[Sugar-devel] [DESIGN] Terminal activity, become root functionality issues
S. Daniel Francis
francis at sugarlabs.org
Tue Jun 19 19:04:59 EDT 2012
2012/6/19 Rafael Ortiz <rafael at activitycentral.com>
> On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 5:38 PM, Manuel Quiñones <manuq at laptop.org> wrote:
>> Forgot to raise this in today's Dev Meeting.
>> Become root presents the following issues. Should we just remove it?
> Sometime ago I voted on removing it, but IIRC the
> counter argument was that some teachers used it frequently to install
> programs that need root access.
> and they are adjusted on just clicking the button instead of writing
>> What is the gain of having it, isn't just a shortcut for manually
>> writting "su"?
+1, there is not root access in some builds (old Uruguayan builds for
example), if the teachers doesn't remember the command "su", they can take
a note in a peace of paper. We also can add a HelpWidget like Chart
Activity and write a comment about the "su" command.
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