Re: 'Applications, Accessories, Root Terminal' fails silently
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 9:11 AM, Matus UHLAR -
> fantomas<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On 13.06.09 09:32, Patrick Wiseman wrote:
> >> Running 'sudo gnome-terminal' (which is the equivalent) reports
> >> 'Failed to contact the GConf daemon; exiting.' How do I fix this? Is
> >> it some idiotic "security feature"? (I get really steamed when fear
> >> overrides function!)
> > why do you want to sun gnome-terminal under sudo, instead of running su/sudo
> > in gnome terminal?
On 15.06.09 09:36, Patrick Wiseman wrote:
> Doing the former allows me to open new tabs as root, doing the latter
> (with 'su') requires that I provide my root password every time; using
> 'sudo' requires that I provide 'sudo command' every time. It's just a
> lot less convenient, but still doable, which is why the security
> excuse is BS. It's yet another example of sacrificing function to
Are you fully aware that in such case, only your password will be needed to
get full system access instead of requiring root's password?
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