[FE training-materials-updates] Remove the warning about graphical applications

Michael Opdenacker michael.opdenacker at free-electrons.com
Wed Oct 3 07:58:40 CEST 2012

Repository : git://git.free-electrons.com/training-materials.git

On branch  : master
Link       : http://git.free-electrons.com/training-materials/commit/?id=90851edbca26523687feceb21cc2d11c58a766e2


commit 90851edbca26523687feceb21cc2d11c58a766e2
Author: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker at free-electrons.com>
Date:   Wed Oct 3 05:55:39 2012 +0200

    Remove the warning about graphical applications
    - No more need to set the DISPLAY environment variable
      to run graphical apps as root. sudo works fine.
    - For newbies, it's acceptable to edit system files
      with an editor like gedit. Using sudo is acceptable then.


 labs/setup/setup.tex |    6 ------
 1 file changed, 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/labs/setup/setup.tex b/labs/setup/setup.tex
index 9ebad32..274df89 100644
--- a/labs/setup/setup.tex
+++ b/labs/setup/setup.tex
@@ -66,11 +66,5 @@ Can be useful throughout any of the labs
   files back to your regular user.\\
   Example: \code{chown -R myuser.myuser linux-3.4}
-\item In Debian, Ubuntu and other derivatives, don't be surprised if
-  you cannot run graphical applications as \code{root}. You could set the
-  \code{DISPLAY} variable to the same setting as for your regular user, but
-  again, it's unnecessary and unsafe to run graphical applications as
-  \code{root}.

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