LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-11-2004, 06:03 AM   #1
gazza
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2003
Distribution: Mandrake 10.1 Official
Posts: 157

Rep: Reputation: 30
Firestarter help


I downloaded firestarter but when i try to launch it as a user it says I need root privelages
and I dont get the root password pop up box.

I dont how to get this working without the root password box, nor how to get the root password box up.

Is there another GUI ŧo iptables that *doesnt* need root privelages ?

Or can amyone explain how to sort this out ?

slackware 10 using Gnome 2
 
Old 07-11-2004, 06:51 AM   #2
2damncommon
Senior Member
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Calif, USA
Distribution: PCLINUXOS
Posts: 2,918

Rep: Reputation: 103Reputation: 103
Since you are using Gnome I can't help much.
In KDE I type "kdesu firestarter" in a terminal windows, the login pops up, I enter the root pass and firestarter starts. For Gnome I do not know.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FIreStarter webwolf70 Linux - Security 2 06-01-2005 02:05 PM
Firestarter CrEsPo Linux - Security 10 05-02-2005 08:23 PM
Firestarter?? BajaNick Linux - General 1 09-16-2003 07:08 AM
Firestarter Nexer Linux - Security 4 05-18-2003 10:37 AM
Firestarter FW hath Linux - Security 3 02-05-2002 08:41 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:43 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration