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Re: The best recommendation for allowing "su" in X



Em Sun, 7 Jul 2002 11:11:45 -0700, Osamu Aoki <debian@aokiconsulting.com>
escreveu:

> Hi, I am the author of "Debian Reference" and am soliciting learned
> opinion.
> 
>    What recommendation should I give to the reader for "su" in X?
> 
> Here is the back ground.  FAQ is:
> 
>   "I want to run X from a user account. It is a good thing. But how can
>    I get a program which requires root privilege to run from this X
>    session?"  
> 
> Answer is simple and I know this:)
> 
>   "export XAUTHORITY=$HOME/.Xauthority"

Or you could use a program that just does this instead of using su or sudo
directly... for example xsu, gksu, gksudo or gnome-sudo...

[]s!

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