f20 - gedit

Tom Horsley horsley1953 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 20 11:09:35 UTC 2013


On Fri, 20 Dec 2013 00:35:45 -0300
Germán A. Racca wrote:

> Anyway, it is safer to use something like VIM to edit files as root, I 
> only tested gedit because I saw your email, but as root I use only VIM 
> to edit files :)

This again? Please give a link to the giant list of exploits
that have actually happened because someone ran a GUI program
as root. I keep seeing this warning, yet no one has ever
provided an actual example of any kind of root exploit happening.


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