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HD install; want user accounts, not run as root
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PuppyWiFi

Joined: 06 Nov 2005
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PostPosted: Sun 06 Nov 2005, 04:12    Post_subject:  HD install; want user accounts, not run as root  

Hello.
I am using Puppy 1.0.5.
At first I ran it from my CD-ROM but like it very much and installed it on my hard drive with intentions of using it each day. I am looking to dump Windows for good.

Anyway, upon bootup I see my desktop.
However, I see I am always logged in as root.
How do I create user accounts and log in as a regular user?

Thanks,
PuppyWiFi
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klhrevolutionist


Joined: 08 Jun 2005
Posts: 1124

PostPosted: Sun 06 Nov 2005, 05:25    Post_subject: welcome  

You can run some applications as spot.
I suggest you press the help button in the menu.

Puppy runs as root. For more info on security just ask.

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aahhaaa


Joined: 06 Oct 2005
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Location: Lower Michigan, North America

PostPosted: Sun 06 Nov 2005, 13:50    Post_subject:  

Related Q: I d/l'd F-Prot just to see what it was like. It warned against running a scan as root. Are there dotpups where this kind of warning is more than a caution?
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