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Getting console messages in X
As a system administrator, I like to see console messages even when I'm in X (which is almost all of the time). On my systems, console messages come from high priority kernel messages, high priority notes from syslog, and sometimes messages from init, and I like to know about all of these.
In theory, xterm's
I strongly disagree with xterm's paranoia, since it's pointless if
xterm is unprivileged (which it almost always is, and the code could
always just check). If xterm has no special privileges, the user can
just write their own program to do the appropriate
So back in 2001 I grumbled and wrote my own ten line program to do the
Getting around the 'only root can use
It's possible that
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