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Re: gksu, ktuss and other ways to get root

> >  Quoting the maintainer:
> >  > I do not think it is a good idea to use su-to-root inside .desktop
> >  > file, because this would make such .desktop file Debian-specific (and
> >  > thus would not be integrated upstream). Instead a freedesktop approved
> >  > remplacement to su-to-root should be provided by xdg-utils.
> AOL, that sounds like the "right way" to do things.

discussed with freedesktop people some years ago.
The tool isn't ready yet and was postponed later.

search "alternative to X-KDE-SubstituteUID for non KDE desktops" thread.



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