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Fedora 12 Lets Users Install Signed Packages, Sans Root Privileges 502

Posted by timothy
from the try-it-you-might-like-it dept.
eqisow writes "The new default policy for Fedora 12 allows local, unprivileged users to install signed packages without root access. This change apparently went mostly unnoticed until after the Fedora 12 GA release, at which point it sparked a mailing list thread that is, as of this writing, over 100 posts long."
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Fedora 12 Lets Users Install Signed Packages, Sans Root Privileges

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