fedora 21 lets me install packages without root
h.reindl at thelounge.net
Mon Oct 20 17:00:51 UTC 2014
Am 20.10.2014 um 18:10 schrieb Stephen John Smoogen:
> On 20 October 2014 07:45, Matthew Miller <mattdm at fedoraproject.org
> <mailto:mattdm at fedoraproject.org>> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 06:21:54AM -0700, James Patterson wrote:
> > I'd like consistent behavior please.
> When possible, that is ideal. But yum doesn't have a built-in privilege
> escalation mechanism to do this.
> > 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.
> Only signed packages from system repositories can be installed.
> So if I mistype 'rm' as rn or rb will lrzsz or rn be installed so that
> it does the wrong thing next time? Or is this only some commands? And
> beyond removing someone from the wheel group what is the way to turn
> this off?
uninstall anything in context of packagekit and just use yum
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