fedora 21 lets me install packages without root

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Mon Oct 20 13:32:57 UTC 2014

On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 06:21:54 -0700,
  James Patterson <jamespatterson at operamail.com> wrote:
>I'd like consistent behavior please.
>Typing yum install requires a password, so should be the behaviour for
>running a command that doesn't exist causing a package to be installed.

I believe when this was discussed, the consensus was that installing a 
new package is safer than removing one (as adding one wouldn't affect 
other people in general). So that it would not be unreasonable to allow 
someone the ability to install new packages and not allow them to remove 

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