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It doesn't make any difference what distro I'm trying, every one will ask for a password to authenticate software installation or a host of other things, and most of the time offer a check box to save the password so you wont have to enter it again, but it never works, it keeps asking for the password and offering to save it. Am I the only one that's had this experience, and is there a solution, or is it something that just is the way it is?
Last edited by papawdalton; 10-09-2009 at 06:12 PM.
Many will be ready to explain to you that the practice of using two layers of access to Linux is both wise and prudent. You may of course always log on to your system as root, with immediate access to do and change anything on the system. The risk and responsibility is yours.
I will be ready to explain to you that the practice of using Blue Capital Letters in your posting is neither wise nor prudent if you expect more co-operation than antagonism in response to your complaint.
This is one of the reasons that Linux is more secure and stable. Installing software is an administrative task that could put at risk any OS, that is why it should be perform only as root.
It a very small annoyance compare to the benefits.