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?