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Old 10-14-2014, 10:44 AM   #1
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Anyway enable gksudo save for this session option on Xfce Lubuntu?


Anyway enable gksudo save for this session option on Xfce Lubuntu?

I have been trying different Linux distros and different desktops, I came across a neat feature. One of the desktops had the ability to save your gksudo access for the session with no time out. Terminal you still had to use the password for sudo.
 
Old 10-15-2014, 08:52 AM   #2
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Code:
NAME
       gksu - GTK+ frontend for su and sudo

SYNOPSIS
       gksu

       gksu [-u <user>] [options] <command>

       gksudo [-u <user>] [options] <command>

DESCRIPTION
       This manual page documents briefly gksu and gksudo

       gksu is a frontend to su and gksudo is a frontend to sudo.  Their primary purpose is to run graphical commands
       that need root without the need to run an X terminal emulator and using su directly.
See man gksudo for a full description...
 
Old 10-15-2014, 11:05 AM   #3
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huh? That wasn't my question. I have been trying different distros & disktops as I said before. I don't remember which one had that feature it might be pclinuxos. I guess I will try to be a little clearer if possible. I am talking about the graphical interface not the terminal. Regardless whether it is a graphical root prompt or graphical gksudo prompt--one of the distro I used, allowed you to save your password for the current session wouldn't prompt you to use your password again useless you used sudo or root from the terminal. I see that as a neat feature. You can get all you administrative task done quicker, reboot and it back to normal user without ever logging in as root.
 
Old 10-15-2014, 02:28 PM   #4
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maybe gnome-keyring or whatever it's called.
maybe polkit/policykit.
 
  


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