Porteus Settings Center

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Porteus Settings Center

Post#1 by mt12345 » 17 Jul 2014, 01:41

Not bug but rather security issue.

I launch Porteus Settings Center - I enter root password.
I change date, keyboard etc.
Then I click Porteus FAQ. Firefox pops up, I read FAQs then I continue surfing the net.
I notice that FF extensions (Adblock, Noscript, ForceHTTPS) are not working.
F**K! IM BROWSING AS ROOT!

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Re: Porteus Settings Center

Post#2 by francois » 17 Jul 2014, 19:30

Why didn't you just exit root mode to resume guest mode? :oops:
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Re: Porteus Settings Center

Post#3 by mt12345 » 17 Jul 2014, 20:18

Im saying that there is no warning 'you are running ff as root'.
if you run spacefm as root the border is red.

actually the problem is that I started surfing the net as DIFFERENT user so I had no extensions and browsing history was not stored in default profile (thus I couldn't easily resume session).

on the other hand there is an option in menu: system tools> porteus faq.
it launches ff as guest.

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Re: Porteus Settings Center

Post#4 by brokenman » 17 Jul 2014, 20:29

Then I click Porteus FAQ
Thanks. Indeed it is an oversite. I will fix it.
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Re: Porteus Settings Center

Post#5 by mt12345 » 17 Jul 2014, 21:16

'Porteus Tutorials' too

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