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Month: August 2012

Re: [trinity-users] Cannot run kcmshell apps

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2012 00:41:29 -0500
> Hello,
> Using Trinity 3.5.13 in Exegnu.
> In a System Settings app, when I try to enter administrative mode, my
> password is not accepted.  Same thing from the command line, for
> example, kdesu /opt/trinity/bin/kcmshell 'kde-clock.desktop', and none
> of kdesudo, gksu, gksudo work either.  Any ideas?
> Robert

Yes, TDE 3.5.13 uses an incorrect password prompt on certain
distributions.  TDE wants the root password, not your user password.

This issue has been fixed in R14 for some time.