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Old 05-14-2013, 01:05 PM   #16
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Xfce includes the warning in every Thunar window (file manager). This is a feature of Xfce, and is unrelated to Slackware specifically. Root is the same regardless of desktop environment, it is no more or less secure/insecure from KDE to Xfce.

IT IS IMPORTANT TO HEED THIS MESSAGE, particularly as a new user. Distros that use sudo have created a bad situation in Linux, in my opinion.

You were on the right track with adduser, just accept the defaults, and create the user.

http://docs.slackware.com/slackware:beginners_guide

RTFM, seriously.
Thanks: i have made this my home page!!!
(I'm having so much fun at this that I'm going to be sick through sleep and food deprivation)
 
Old 05-14-2013, 01:13 PM   #17
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Thanks: i have made this my home page!!!
(I'm having so much fun at this that I'm going to be sick through sleep and food deprivation)
Excellent! Here's some more links to help you on your way:

http://slackbook.org/
http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/...21.27.27.27.22
http://slackwiki.com/Main_Page

And when you get the basics down, and you're looking for more software:

http://slackbuilds.org/
 
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Old 05-17-2013, 02:01 AM   #18
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Excellent! Here's some more links to help you on your way:

http://slackbook.org/
http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/...21.27.27.27.22
http://slackwiki.com/Main_Page

And when you get the basics down, and you're looking for more software:

http://slackbuilds.org/
Excellent!
They have been added to my list!

Tx,
Tex
 
  


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