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Re: Can't run apps as root in KDE



On Jul 1, 2011 3:07 PM, "T Elcor" <telcor@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> Am having problems running KDE apps as root. To reproduce:
> 1. Open the KDE Menu Editor
> 2. Setup a new app item (for example, copy and paste Konqueror to Konqueror-2)
> 3. Goto the "Advanced" tab and check the "Run as a different user" checkbox
> 4. Type "root" in the username box
> 5. Save changes
> 6. Run Konqueror-2 from the KDE Kickoff Application Laucher.
>
> Konqueror-2 shows up briefly in the applicaton panel at the bottom but it doesn't run.
>
> Any ideas? Thanks
>
>

What happens if you leave the user blank? Not sure if that's the cause, but you shouldn't have to specify 'root'.
>
>
> # uname -a
> Linux testbox 2.6.32-5-amd64 #1 SMP Wed Jan 12 03:40:32 UTC 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux
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