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Re: [opensuse] konsole
* Basil Chupin <blchupin@xxxxxxxxxxxx> [06-17-17 23:57]:
On 18/06/17 13:41, Patrick Shanahan wrote:
* Basil Chupin <blchupin@xxxxxxxxxxxx> [06-17-17 23:38]:
On 18/06/17 11:42, Anton Aylward wrote:

[pruned]


Doing a 'su" or a "su -" in an existing shell won't give you a new tab.
Bearing in mind that there is a difference between "su" and "su -" when
used.

"su" will only give root privileges for the task you are doing while "su
-" give you full root privileges for the whole system.
no, su and "su -" give same system wide perms but "su -" gives you roots
normal environment, ie: environment variables such as editor, ...

Oh OK, but clarification please: what is meant by "as editor" -- what
editor?

ah, we are talking about environment variables. the system default editor
that is opened by other apps such as cron. start from a commandline and
enter:
env <enter>

and see
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