Re: Starting X as root, is this a security related issue?
Originally Posted by towheedm
Physical access is root access.
Yes it is normal, you didnt need to startX to carry out those actions, you could of done them from the CLI
Root is disabled by default , the recovery console exists for physical access to help recover your system.
If others use your machine or have access to it then you need to secure your machine in other ways.
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