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Re: [opensuse] Run a menu item as root
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suse-list3@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 19:09:24 -0500
  • Message-id: <1166659764.11175.36.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2006-12-20 at 21:44 +0000, Peter Cannon wrote:
> Hi All
>
> I've installed Arkeia smart backup on opensuse 10.2, I run Gnome desktop and
> have added the launcher to the menu list ( /usr/bin/arkeiasb ) How do I make
> it run as root?
>
> 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,

Need to run the command as follows:

su - -c /usr/bin/arkeiasb

The -c means run the following command.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

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