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Old 11-03-2007, 11:59 AM   #1
Aleksandersen
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KNetworkManager premissions on KDE start


Hi forum,

I have Debian 4.0r1 ‘Etch’ and KDE 3.5.5.

I also have some problems with KNetworkManager. It requires to be run as root to locate network hardware and modify wired and wireless network connections.

How do I setup KDE to start KNetworkManager automagically on start-up with the required premissions?

I have a bad work-around running kdesu knetworkmanager on startup. However I did not have to enter my root password when I used KNetworkManager in KUbuntu 7.10 ‘Gutsy Gibbon’. But I do not know how they have done it. Does anyone know?
 
Old 11-04-2007, 08:45 AM   #2
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You can install SUID bit on KNetworkManager binary (chmod +s <path to binary>).
 
Old 11-04-2007, 09:42 AM   #3
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Should do what?

Thanks for the suggestion. I did do so, but then I got the following error message:
$ knetworkmanager
The KDE libraries are not designed to run with suid privileges.
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Have you got any other suggestions?
 
  


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