Bug#507872: Can't run vlc as root
xtophe at chewa.net
Mon Dec 15 22:57:30 UTC 2008
tag 507872 wontfix
> > > Can't run vlc as root.
> > And that's a good thing.
> I'll do all my work as root, I don't have a regular user !
> I don't think I am the only (stupid ;-) ) who use root to work, so
> this maybe will help others.
> So please let me watch my movies as root too !!!
Just look at the recent security record of VLC or any media player or
any app parsing data coming from the wild (and badly intentioned)
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