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http://www.ists.dartmouth.edu/IRIA/k...-noroot.v8.htm Basically, if you make a typo, or if a program doesn't work the way you want it, you can f*ck up the whole system. As a normal user, you ...
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    http://www.ists.dartmouth.edu/IRIA/k...-noroot.v8.htm
    Basically, if you make a typo, or if a program doesn't work the way you want it, you can f*ck up the whole system.
    As a normal user, you just f*ck up your own account. Create a new account, and you're ready to go again.

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    i know that,i think that it's not so dangerous to install a program as root..i'm not compiling the kernel or something like that to affect all the system..
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    but thats the problem, you have access to the whole system. if your finger slips, ur screwd, say you want to delete a directury from a botched make , so you type rm *, but your finger slips and you type rm /* . thats your entire everything..any mounts, EVERYTHING gone.
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    in such way i agree...running as root i am more careful ..
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    Quote Originally Posted by stathisx View Post
    how to convert an mp3 from bitrate 192 kbps to 160?which program do i have to use?any help appreciated...
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