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kdesu -c kvt
  • From: Russell Evans <revans@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: 05 Aug 2000 16:24:43 PDT
When invoking a root console via kdesu, root's path is inherited from the
user's path.

PATH=/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin:/bin:/usr/games/bin:/usr/games:/opt
/gnome/bin:/opt/kde/bin:.

I believe, it is considered bad security to have . in root's path.

Thank you
Russell

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