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
marcp
Member since:
2007-11-23

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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RE: d'oh
by lucas_maximus on Sat 26th Jun 2010 09:59 in reply to "d'oh"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

One of the OpenBSD developers has become the leader of the Xorg Development ... I forget his name, and cannot seem to find it with a quick google.

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RE[2]: d'oh
by Lazarus on Sun 27th Jun 2010 03:30 in reply to "RE: d'oh"
Lazarus Member since:
2005-08-10

One of the OpenBSD developers has become the leader of the Xorg Development ... I forget his name, and cannot seem to find it with a quick google.


Matthieu Herrb, and he's not "the leader," but is on the Board of Directors.

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