Gnome root warning

Every time I startx as root I get a pop-up warning from Gnome stating basically "You are running Gnome file manager as root. You could damage your filesystem". Is there any way to stop this thing from popping up? System is RH 6.1 with Gnome (obviously..) and Enlightenment.
capttomAsked:
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Barn_OwlConnect With a Mentor Commented:
One last real unsecure option. Make a new user under anew name but give it all o roots priveleges.
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mmipsCommented:
I have not seen any way to stop this message...It is never a good Idea to run as root except for administrative reasons...I always login in as myself and su to root when necessary...
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capttomAuthor Commented:
I know but until I get things fully set up I seem to be root most of the time. The warning is really annoying :(
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mmipsCommented:
I dislike it also...I sent a request quite a while ago to the GNOME developers to give me a way to turn off.
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Barn_OwlCommented:
This may help. The warning is triggered by the GMC program so if you can get Gnome to start as root but not start the GMC then there will be no message. :)
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ricksonCommented:
u can disable the message by creating a newuser that is not login as root. the message will not appear. if login as root the message will always appear , because as root u can demage all the file by deleting or changing the file.
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capttomAuthor Commented:
I think that was obvious from the start... I need it to not happen as root.
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lavenCommented:
Probably the only way you can disable it is to edit the source and recompile.  This itself isn't too hard, but if you are going to recompile you might as well upgrade to a newer Gnome.  The distribution will always be behind the curve.

I'm also being a hypocrite here, but really, you should only log in to root when it is absolutely needed.  Especially in an X environment, user logins should be fine.  If you need to make root changes, just open a shell and su.

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