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Month: July 2015

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

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@...>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:02:13 -0400
Lisi Reisz composed on 2015-07-29 23:22 (UTC+0100):

>Dan Youngquist wrote:

>> Lisi Reisz wrote:

>> > In the absence of kdesu, or tdesu, how do you run eg KWrite or Konqueror
>> > as root in 14 on Debian?  Even gksu seems still to be missing this time.

>> Main menu / System / SuperUser, you should have both kwrite and konqueror.

> Unfortunately Konqueror and Konsole. :-( 

What's wrong with getting where you need to go via Konsole?

> Konsole is easy anyway - launch as normal user and su to root.

Even easier than that .....

> Buty I miss my beloved KWrite. :-(

>> To make other run-as-root menu items, make the item in Menu Editor, check
>> "Run as a different user", and put root for the Username.

> Still haven't tried this.

How often due you find it necesary to edit as root? Is there some problem
using a readily available but more generic editor instead of KWrite for such


Are these Konsole session menu options missing on Jessie? MCEdit is how most
system configuration maintenance gets done on all my installations. And of
course, MC is one of the oldest and most feature packed file managers available.
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