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Old 04-14-2009, 11:49 PM   #1
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cannot launch menu program

I downloaded and installed "sbackup_0.10.5_all.deb", simple backup config and restore using the gdebi package installer... (2 entries) appear in system-> far so good.

When i try to click on the config, or the restore I get:
Could not launch menu item.
failed to execute child process "su-to-root"
(no such file or directory).
I have no idea what this means or how to fix it. Can anybody help with this? Thanks in advance.
Old 04-15-2009, 09:10 AM   #2
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I don't know exactly. A Google search turned up a script, but nothing else that I could see. Maybe it is a package that was released by someone who didn't know that they had a dependency upon the non-standard (I think non-standard) su-to-root script or program, and if so, then that is a bug in sbackup and/or how it is deployed, and not your installation.

Old 04-16-2009, 03:23 AM   #3
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BG...Thank you for trying.


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