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Mandrake on Walmart PCs

-----Original Message-----
From: Nathan Meyers [mailto:nmeyers at]
Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2002 7:36 AM
To: Cole Tuininga
Cc: discuss at
Subject: Re: Mandrake on Walmart PCs

On Thu, Jun 20, 2002 at 07:23:50AM -0400, Cole Tuininga wrote:
> I have to admit, a couple things about how Lindows works has not
> impressed me.  The most notable is that they highly advocate running as
> root all the time.

How else do you expect to get Windows-like functionality :-)?

Well, Lindows could impliment passwords the same way Windows 98 does... just accept correct passwords -- OR -- allow one to click "Cancel" to bypass the password mechanism altogether... LOL.

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