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Ubuntu Nearing X Server Not Running as Root
on Fri 25th Jun 2010 22:21 UTC
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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RE: Big deal...
on Sat 26th Jun 2010 15:17 UTC in reply to "
RE: Big deal...
Qt treats GTK/Gnome similar to how it treats OS X and Windows these days: it assumes the widget styles of the system. To use a Qt/KDE theme on a Gnome desktop, you actually have to jump through hoops, which I think is a very good thing.
Yes, but the problem is that Gtk+ doesn't do the same. Running Gtk+ apps on KDE is still kind of painful.
Whether GTK is or isn't inferior, there is no denying that it is faster to take advantage of native Linux features.
No, I think you have that backwards. (And what native linux features are you talking about?) Qt is the one that jumps through hoops to look like Gtk+, while Gtk+ doesn't play very nicely on a KDE desktop.
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