Re: 'Applications, Accessories, Root Terminal' fails silently
On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 08:16:26AM -0400, Patrick Wiseman wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 4:19 AM, Andrei Popescu<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Sat,13.Jun.09, 09:32:52, Patrick Wiseman wrote:
> >> Running 'sudo gnome-terminal' (which is the equivalent) reports
> > How do you know that? I thought gksu was used for that. Try:
> > gksu gnome-terminal
> That yields:
> ** (gnome-terminal:14228): WARNING **: Failed to connect to the
> session manager: Authentication Rejected, reason : None of the
> authentication protocols specified are supported and host-based
> authentication failed
> Failed to contact the GConf daemon; exiting.
> Which, I suppose, is slightly more informative. But the fact remains
> that Root Terminal in the Accessories menu is, for some reason,
> disabled. (This is on a fully up-to-date, amd64, testing system.)
I do not know about testing ... but
* Did you set up password for root or was it just for user?
* Did you set up gksu to use su or sudo?