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Old 01-14-2011, 10:42 PM   #1
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Please list some GUI frontend you know for "sudo" command.

Dear all,

I only know about the following GUI frontend for "sudo" command.
  1. gksu / gksudo
  2. kdesudo

Is these the only GUI frontend for "sudo"?

I am writing an application which will use those GUI frontends to execute some external administrative commands, instead of using "sudo" command. My application will use "sudo" command ONLY WHEN none of the known GUI frontends was detected on the system.

So, if you know the others GUI frontends other than the one I listed above, please tell me. Or, give me some suggestions.

When you tell me some others GUI frontend for "sudo" command, it is best if you can describe at least a little bit information about it, but this is optional, up to you to decide whether give some description or not.

Your help on this matter will be highly appreciated.
Old 01-15-2011, 01:31 AM   #2
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My bad hadn't read thoroughly.

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sudo nautilus

I know that sounds obvious but it works.......
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Fedora uses consolehelper to pop up a dialog box requesting authentication for those programs that must be run as root. Looking at synaptic as an example, /usr/bin/synaptic is a symlink to /usr/bin/consolehelper; the actual synaptic program is in /usr/sbin/synaptic.



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