Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
linux_root [2018/03/08 18:22]
ktm5j
linux_root [2020/08/27 15:44] (current)
pgh5a
Line 1: Line 1:
-====== Can I have root? ======+==== Can I have root privileges on my desktop? ====
  
 Due to security concerns, we do not issue Linux root access to students by default. We will be happy to give you ownership of /usr/local and /​etc/​X11/​xorg.conf so you are able to compile and install Linux programs locally and modify your display settings. In the case that a software installer requires root access, we'll install those packages for you - simply download them and send email to root, noting the location of the packages and any non-default build flags you would like used. Due to security concerns, we do not issue Linux root access to students by default. We will be happy to give you ownership of /usr/local and /​etc/​X11/​xorg.conf so you are able to compile and install Linux programs locally and modify your display settings. In the case that a software installer requires root access, we'll install those packages for you - simply download them and send email to root, noting the location of the packages and any non-default build flags you would like used.
  • linux_root.1520533336.txt.gz
  • Last modified: 2018/03/08 18:22
  • by ktm5j