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Re: Launching KPPP from desktop with root loses dsktop icons and wallpapers...

> > > I went to test the settings and KPPP connection. I got all the way to
> > > connection, but I get disconnected immediately and get a "Sorry -
> > > KDesktop error: "KDEInit could not launch '/usr/bin/kppp'".
> >
> > Kppp needs to be SUID root, and in /etc/ppp/options you must change
> > "auth" to "noauth" on about line 35.  IIRC those are the only things
> > you need to change from the out-of-the-box setup, along with making
> > sure that the user is a member of "dip" and "dialout".
> Note that this has changed in the 3.3.2 package - check the README.Debian 
> when it arrives in Sarge.

Christopher, thanks for the warning. Do we assume that apt-get upgrade for 
KDE will show this change and readme? Is there a copy of this online so we 
can read it?

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