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

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:18:26 +0200
Am Donnerstag, 30. Juli 2015 schrieb Lisi Reisz:
> On Thursday 30 July 2015 01:02:13 Felix Miata wrote:
> > 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?
> 
> I can't get there.  I run Debian.
> 
> > > 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 tasks?
> 
> Not often.  But when I do I find KWrite much the best for me.  I don't have ot 
> run TDE.  I could run KDE44 or Gnome or LXDE.  I don't have ot run KWrite.  
> In fact, at the moment I can't run KWrite as root, but I want to run KWrite.  
> And yes, there is a problem - I can't see anything else as well.  But even if 
> there weren't, why shouldn't I try to run it just because I want to?
> 
> I shall continue to try to use those facilities of TDE that I have 
> particularly valued over the years.  If I can't, I can't.  One day I may even 
> be forced to choose between KDE4 and Windows.
> 
> ...
> > http://fm.no-ip.com/SS/KDE/tde14KonsoleSessionMenu.png
> > http://fm.no-ip.com/SS/KDE/tde14KonsoleSessionMenu.png
> >
> > 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. http://www.softpanorama.org/OFM/Paradigm/
> 
> Sorry, I can't see what you are getting at here.  But no, Konsole doesn't 
> offer me mc.  Probably because I haven't got mc installed.
> 
> Lisi
> 
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Hi Lisi!

Press <alt>+<F2> and enter:
tdesu kwrite

Nik


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