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Re: Broken 'KDE su' ?

On Sat, Oct 28, 2006 at 00:52:47 +0200, Bruno Costacurta wrote:
> Hello,
> I cannot validate root password when using a 'KDE su' (meaning ie. cannot 
> start synaptic from the KDE menu under a non-root account)
> However the same root password is accepted via other way, ie. 'su root' typed 
> in a normal user console
> Something broken with my 'KDE su' as it was working previously ?
> Keyboard setup mismatch ?
> Hard to check 'KDE su' character map as characters are (logically) hidden.

Are you using Etch? If so, make sure that kdebase, kdebase-bin and
kdelibs4c2a are up to date, i.e. from KDE 3.5.5 and not 3.5.4.

If you cannot get Synaptic to work then you can use the command

dpkg -l kdebase{,-bin} kdelibs4c2a


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