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Re: Changing UID/GID. Was Upgrading to F16 Beta

From: suvayu ali <fatkasuvayu+linux_at_nospam>
Date: Sat Oct 08 2011 - 07:26:20 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 8:31 PM, Joe Zeff <joe@zeff.us> wrote:
> On 10/07/2011 02:17 AM, JD wrote:
>> Thanx.
>> A good point.
>> I wish the upgrade process would
>> actually prompt the user for performing
>> such steps.
>
> I'm replying to this twice, and changing the subject here because I
> didn't want to (completely) hijack the thread. What I'd like to ask is,
> how important is it to change your UID/GID for F16 and what would happen
> if you just left everything the way it was? I doubt that I'm the only
> person wondering this, and I think we'd all be better off if we knew
> just what risks we'd be running if we decided not to bother.

Maybe this will be of interest to you.

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