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Re: ver. 2.11.56 problems

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: ver. 2.11.56 problems
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 01:31:54 -0700

On Wed, 20 Aug 2008 01:12:53 -0700
Tom Cloyd <address@hidden> wrote:

> If I may humbly suggest: I really think that section of
> dealing with Linux installers should
> read "do sudo sh in a command window", not
> just "do sh in a command window".

No.  Plenty of users don't want untrusted software installed as
root, including me.

> Sure, if you're up on your
> Linux, no problem, but the Linux world is drawing a number of people
> who come from other backgrounds (i.e., Windows), AND don't have a lot
> of time to study up.

Knowing that you run a program by doing
  cd progdir
or adding it to your PATH environment variable isn't a great deal
of knowledge.

- Graham

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