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Old 10-12-2006, 04:12 AM   #1
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Root in Fedora

I want to run aq session as root user but I do not want to do it form terminal, how else do I do it? I was told that in one of the menus there is an option where you can set FC to run as root for an hour or a session?
Old 10-12-2006, 05:08 AM   #2
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Ok done that but now i get a permission denied error when trying to access my hard disks.
Old 10-12-2006, 05:49 AM   #3
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You could try using setUID bit or even better, sudo.
To call that from your desktop (rather than from a terminal), just create an appropriate shortcut/launcher.
ie define a launcher that has the following command:
sudo /your/command

And then setup /etc/sudoers to allow you to execute that specific command as root. That should do the trick...


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