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Month: June 2012

Re: [trinity-users] KdeSudo password problem

From: Marc Chénier <mchenier@...>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 14:28:33 -0400
Le vendredi 22 juin 2012, Timothy Pearson a écrit :

> > I used the 'usermod' command to add sudo to the groups that belong to user
> > marco. I checked with the command 'id' : it shows user marco as part of
> > the admin and sudo groups.
> >
> > But when asked for my password by a kde application in a Kdesudo window, I
> > still get bumped after 3 tries with the message 'Wrong password. Exiting'.
> >  Any clues?
> >
> > Marco
> The only thing I can think of off the top of my head is that perhaps
> tdesu, not tdesudo, is executing.  There was a problem with an incorrect
> message string in tdesu where it was prompting for the user's password but
> actually expected the root password; this has been fixed in GIT but has
> not been repaired in 3.5.13 AFAIK.
> Tim

well, I looked in KSysguard, and I found mention of kdesu, not kdesudo.

So would it be a good idea for me to set up a root password and try that in the meantime?