Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 12th May 2008 20:35 UTC, submitted by diegocg
X11, Window Managers The X Windowing System is the graphical backbone of most UNIX-like operating systems (and OpenVMS) - despite lots and lots of criticism, the system has withstood the test of time. Despite its age, development on X has not slowed down - in fact, it only seems to have picked up. A few weeks ago, we had kernel-based mode setting, and today we have the X server running as user instead of root.
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Running X Without User Privileges
by korpenkraxar on Mon 12th May 2008 23:31 UTC
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2005-09-10

Maybe it is just me not getting the point but shouldn't the title read: "Running X Without Root Privileges" or perhaps "Running X Without Super-user Privileges"?

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