Changing UID/GID. Was Upgrading to F16 Beta

suvayu ali fatkasuvayu+linux at
Sat Oct 8 07:26:20 UTC 2011

On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 8:31 PM, Joe Zeff <joe at> wrote:
> On 10/07/2011 02:17 AM, JD wrote:
>> Thanx.
>> A good point.
>> I wish the upgrade process would
>> actually prompt the user for performing
>> such steps.
> I'm replying to this twice, and changing the subject here because I
> didn't want to (completely) hijack the thread.  What I'd like to ask is,
> how important is it to change your UID/GID for F16 and what would happen
> if you just left everything the way it was?  I doubt that I'm the only
> person wondering this, and I think we'd all be better off if we knew
> just what risks we'd be running if we decided not to bother.

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