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

From: "E. Liddell" <ejlddll@...>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2015 06:42:09 -0400
On Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:02:02 +0100
Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...> wrote:

> On Thursday 30 July 2015 10:45:39 Lisi Reisz wrote:
> > Hi, Nik :-)
> >
> > On Thursday 30 July 2015 10:22:00 Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
> > > It works here on R14.0.1 and tdesu is installed by tdebase-trinity-bin so
> > > I assume it's installed on your computer. But if /opt/trinity/bin is not
> > > in your path that command will fail more or less silently. Could you
> > > please open konsole, there enter:
> > >
> > >         /opt/trinity/bin/tdesu /opt/trinity/bin/kwrite
> > >
> > > and post the output from the console? BTY, on my computer it takes about
> > > 15 seconds for kwrite to open.
> >
> > It ran KWrite as root, and in less than 15 seconds.  No other output.
> >
> > You would appear to have cracked it, Nik.  I just have to sort out my
> > paths.
> 
> /opt/trinity/bin is in my $PATH.  :-(
> 
> Where next?  
> 
> (It did occur to me as I ran between computers that it must be, because KWrite 
> launches fine as $USER.)

Maybe you've got a rogue nonfunctional tdesu installed somewhere earlier in
your $PATH?

E. Liddell