> Ryan Graham <rgrahamrqewmeosvte.net> wrote:
> : in article be1fse$hec$1geraldo.cc.utexas.edu, wheat at
> : [email]harvest-thismail.utexas.edu[/email] wrote on 7/3/03 8:52 AM:
> :> Scott wrote:
> :>> Well, just got a new Powerbook with OS X, my first use of OS X after
> :>> starting with System 6.
> :>> I will, beyond a doubt, be this Mac's only user. Are there any tips for
> :>> optimizing usage for one person?
> :> In fact, many that I know have an admin account purely for admin
> :> purposes, and have a non-privileged user for work space. They spend all
> :> their time in the less privileged mode.
> : A slightly different take on this approach is to have two admin level
> : accounts setup, the first is the one you do all your work in, the other you
> : never touch. If you mess something up real bad in the first, you can login
> : under the second and fix it.
> I think it's best to work all the time in an admin account... Otherwise,
> software installs are a real pain.
> I like Ryan's idea of two admin accounts, for the reason he stated.