Fedora 12 lets unprivileged users install packages
Nov 19, 2009, 13:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"So any user can install any package found in the official
repository. Some Fedora developers, at least, seem to see this as a
feature; see this rapidly-growing thread for the discussion.
"The bug report contains the incantation needed to disable this
"Evidently that is not a long-term solution, though; see this
post for a rather more involved fix. Stay tuned: we'll probably
post a longer look at this issue in the near future."