LinuxQuestions.org

LinuxQuestions.org (/questions/)
-   Syndicated Linux News (https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/syndicated-linux-news-67/)
-   -   LXer: Shuttleworth defends Ubuntu Linux integrating Amazon (https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/syndicated-linux-news-67/lxer-shuttleworth-defends-ubuntu-linux-integrating-amazon-4175428710/)

LXer 09-23-2012 11:20 PM

LXer: Shuttleworth defends Ubuntu Linux integrating Amazon
 
Published at LXer:

Canonical is integrating Amazon search results into Ubuntu Linux and some users hate the idea so Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth explained why he approved it.

Read More...

dugan 09-24-2012 02:39 AM

This is not cool, but it's easy to turn off. "apt-get remove unity-lens-shopping".

Seems fine by me.

catkin 09-24-2012 08:20 AM

Intriguing: "Don’t trust us? Erm, we have root. You do trust us with your data already".

H_TeXMeX_H 09-24-2012 09:38 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dugan (Post 4787719)
This is not cool, but it's easy to turn off. "apt-get remove unity-lens-shopping".

Seems fine by me.

It may be fine for now ... but you know where it is headed.

dugan 09-24-2012 10:26 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by catkin (Post 4787942)
Intriguing: "Don’t trust us? Erm, we have root. You do trust us with your data already".

I consider his statement to be inaccurate. Synaptic and Apt require root access to operate, but they need to be authorized by the user each time. They're not set to run as setuid root by default, are they?


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:08 AM.