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Old 10-13-2013, 04:59 AM   #1
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Question gksu-polkit syntax problem


Hi !

I can't launch "complex" commands as root.

Code:
gksu-polkit xterm
is working, but
Code:
gksu-polkit xterm -e top
doesn't.

How to solve this please ?
 
Old 10-14-2013, 07:07 PM   #2
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try
Code:
gksu 'xterm -e top'
but pressing q causes shell to close so I can't kill anything only look

suggest if you need root powers keep it simple
either
create a desktop entry that calls a terminal using root
or
open a terminal go to root and see something then kill it

Last edited by aus9; 10-14-2013 at 07:10 PM.
 
  


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