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Re: [opensuse] Run a menu item as root
  • From: "Charles philip Chan" <cpchan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 17:20:18 -0500
  • Message-id: <87odpygqfx.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 20 Dec 2006, peter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Under KDE you had the option to run as a different user i.e root but
> that seems to not be available under Gnome. I tried su -
> /usr/bin/arkeiasb but that failed to work, I can start the GUI as a
> normal user but I need to run as root.

su won't work, use sux if you are starting from a Xterm. If you are add
a menu entry, use:

gnomesu /usr/bin/arkeiasb



panic("do_trap: can't hit this");
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