Hi, On 22/06/2020 06.03, Philip Webb wrote: [...] > I don't want to use 'systemd', as I want to run a traditional UNIX version > of Linux + KDE (or Fluxbox) for a simple single-user desktop system.
Then... don't use systemd? I officially give you my approval for that. Read what you quoted in your email, elogind is standalone package. The elogind does work normally in the configuration with OpenRC and startx. > So i ask again : Why is running 'xorg-server' as root "heavily discouraged" ? It's common sense to run software with the least privileges they require, so if new attack vector is discovered, perhaps there will be no escalation surface to make use of it. -- Piotr.
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