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Re: [opensuse] Run a menu item as root
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 02:02:51 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0612210159580.11601@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Wednesday 2006-12-20 at 17:20 -0500, Charles philip Chan wrote:

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

Currently, su and sux are the same command. They were different some SuSE
versions back.

cer@nimrodel:~> l /usr/X11R6/bin/sux
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 7 2006-07-03 21:31 /usr/X11R6/bin/sux -> /bin/su*

I use "su -" in xterm to fire up GUI commands and it works.

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Cheers,
Carlos E. R.
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