Linked by lopisaur on Fri 25th Jun 2010 22:21 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Based upon a recent email to the X.Org developers' mailing list, Canonical is nearing the point of one of their goals for Ubuntu 10.10 of a rootless X Server, or being able to run the X.Org Server without root privileges.
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d'oh
by marcp on Sat 26th Jun 2010 09:33 UTC
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Funny thing ... OpenBSD did Xorg privillege separation ages ago. Too bad that lazy Xorg devs care only if you are a big software vendor, like Canonical.

Or am I getting it wrong? even if they [Xorg] get this idea recently ... well, it's better late than never.

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