All about pseudo, Part 1, Being root without being root
Pseudo make me a file system
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Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: May 10, 2011
The pseudo project provides the ability for non-root users to run software installations that might otherwise require root privileges, without actually endangering the stability of the host system. This article, first in a series, introduces the pseudo project and the reasons it exists.
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