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Month: July 2015

Re: [trinity-users] Running GUI programs as root in 14

From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:07:05 +0100
On Wednesday 29 July 2015 23:33:40 Alexandre wrote:
> > No tdesu.  But tdesudo and gksu are both there. So I installed gksu.
> >
> > But it didn't work.  I.e., <gksu kwrite. in the launcher produced a
> > request for the root password - but entering the root password had no
> > effect. Nothing at all happened, and a check with ps showed that nothing
> > had been launched.  I tried all three of the programs I normally want to
> > use this way, and nada. :-(
> >
> > So I purged gksu.
> >
> > 17 packets installed, one was removed.  So now |I have 16 orphaned
> > packages to remove. :-(  Wne I have looked it up.
> >
> > Lisi
> All of what you are writing here are just adding to the reasons why I don't
> like Debian at all. At least Ubuntu adds some firmware pre-installed on top
> of Debian and remove some disagreeable aspects of it. PCLinuxOS is so much
> better!

We all have our likes and dislikes - but what here is specific to Debian?  
gksu is desktop specific surely.  And what has firmware to do with this????
> As soon as TDE R14.0.1 will be out, I'll build the new release of my
> remaster. This time it will have less clutter and a smaller ISO size.

Great. :-))  It is bit big to be a useful Live CD on older hardware at the 
nmoment.  I know - I have just tried to use it.

> Have a great day!

:-) I'm about to go to bed - it is way past my bedtime. ;-)

> -Alexandre