Originally Posted by JWJones
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.
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)