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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 20:35 UTC in reply to "
RE: Big deal...
That's a problem with GTK+, not with X11.
Yes, I know that. That was my whole point.
It's amazing how often QT/KDE devs bend over backwards to make GTK+/GNOME interoperate and look nice on a non-GNOME system ... and how rarely it's reciprocated.
I know. It annoys me because Qt/KDE does all the extra work and has way better technology, but I just really don't like KDE that much. So I use GNOME, even though it feels like I'm stuck in 2005 and Gtk+/GNOME is technologically inferior in practically every way.
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