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.