kdesu normal user and root not able to use

Sebastian K├╝gler sebas at kde.nl
Fri Apr 8 07:56:57 UTC 2005


On Friday 08 April 2005 05:04, Frederik Dannemare wrote:
> On Friday 08 April 2005 02:15, Daud Yunus wrote:
> > Hi there just installed fresh kubuntu and when I need to access
> > administrator proveleges in kde using my user password or root
> > password does not work I looked in the sudoers file and my username
> > was not present just the default line and
> >
> > root ALL =(ALL) ALL
> >
> > I added
> >
> > "username" localhost =(ALL) ALL

> > now  my user name can access administor priveleges in kde but It does
> > not ask for my password
> >
> > how can I make is ask to my password ( I would prefer the security)
>
> Well, the authenticate flag should be on by default, so you really
> should be promtped. But since you don't, you could try this:
> "username" localhost = PASSWD: ALL

Isn't that something that should be fixed before the release? I'm also not 
able to use kdesu, su does only work in a terminal, kdesu simply doesn't 
accept my password either. I can imagine that this is a real showstopper for 
not-so-experienced users...

I guess it's closely related to 
https://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=8681 ?

sebas
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