On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 10:18:06PM +1000, Rich Healey wrote:
> Tzafrir Cohen wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 04:04:10PM +1000, Rich Healey wrote:
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> >> Ron Johnson wrote:
> >>> On 06/15/08 05:46, Star Liu wrote:
> >>>> <snip> except that it refuses root to use it.
> >>> As well it should. Why are you running as root?
> >> I disagree. I agree that in 99% of cases running normal UL applications
> >> as root is a bad idea, but this isn't ubuntu. If I want to play with
> >> [whatever] as root, then it should damn well let me.
> > A certain version of SuSE would set the desktop background to red if you
> > logged in as root.
> > And looking at your signature, I noticed IRC wasn't really mentioned in
> > this thread. Not exactly instant-messaging, but a good place to get
> > support (errr... or to be labeled as n00b).
> > I normally use xchat, which is probably also the client of choice for
> > the Gnomes. From what I understand, Konversation is the client of
> > choice for the Trolls (err... KDE folks). The ChatZilla extension to
> > Iceweael (or whatever) is also quite nice. Gaim/Pidgin and Kopete have
> > their own IRC plugins. And there's the irssi terminal-based client.
> irssi + screen. it's where it's at