[lug] Protecting Media Computer

bgiles bgiles at coyotesong.com
Mon Dec 13 09:28:49 MST 2010

On 12/13/2010 09:10 AM, Michael J. Hammel wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-12-12 at 22:03 -0700, Bruce Long wrote:
>> I have a media computer that has all our movies, music, etc. on it. I
>> have XBMC but often we need to exit and use the Ubuntu system
>> underneath for file browsing, internet surfing, etc.
> Use GNOME and the workspace manager. Place XBMC in one work space and
> just switch back and forth with the keyboard.  I do this with MythTV and
> Firefox on my media server (runs Fedora, however).
Wouldn't you want to run XBMC as its own user?  I just bounce to a 
different user account if I want to access the underlying system.

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