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Re: Annoying problem with GTK apps

On Friday 08 April 2005 18:29, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:

> You're running applications from the console and expect that they
> be started in your X enviroment ?
> Do you mean "a terminal emulator" such as xterm instead of console?

Sorry, my fault. I meant a terminal emulator such as konsole.

> In that case, how are you getting a root prompt ? If you use "su",
> try "su -m" - that keeps the environent, and homedir, and thus
> the X credentials.

This works, but I would like to understand why it doesn't if I type "su -" as 
I am used to. Is this behaviour normal in Debian?


Piero Piutti
Debian Linux - KDE 3 - Firefox - Gmail

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