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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Upon rooting, you install an app called Super User. Any app can ask for SU permissions via an intent, and SU asks you if it's OK.
And I think my phone is much more secure now that it's free of CarrierIQ, and the preinstalled bloatware.
CyanogenMod has been rock solid.
Worrying about root
Posted Mar 6, 2013 13:16 UTC (Wed) by alex (subscriber, #1355)
Personally though I'm not overly paranoid, although I only tend to grant root access to apps install via F-Droid (and hence source code available FLOSS). Of course the availability of the source code doesn't guarantee anyone has actually audited it for badness.
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