kdesu normal user and root not able to use

Sebastian Kügler sebas at kde.nl
Fri Apr 8 13:13:08 UTC 2005

On Friday 08 April 2005 14:18, Frederik Dannemare wrote:
> On Friday 08 April 2005 09:56, Sebastian Kügler wrote:
> > 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

> > Isn't that something that should be fixed before the release?
> Personally, I haven't seen the problem you mention, and I've installed
> my fair share of Kubuntus lately.

I've done only one, and the problem hadn't been there initially, but arose 
after last weekend's update.

> > 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...
> It sure sounds a bit odd. Especially since you mention it is a fresh
> install in which I suspect you haven't been mocking around a whole lot.
> Anyhow, is see Jonathan Riddell announced the final release of Kubuntu
> just a few hours ago - any chance you could try that ISO (maybe with
> QEMU if you don't want to reinstall).

The only thing I did WRT to PAM is set my root password and added another 
user, so I guess that's not "mocking around" ...

> > I guess it's closely related to
> > https://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=8681 ?
> Maybe, but if you can reproduce your problem with the final rel. better
> submit a seperate report about it.

Sure, but that's going to be after the weekend. (Will have to have a look at 
qemu then, too.)

BTW: Congratulations with the release, I'm impressed by Kubuntu and it surely 
seems to fit what I expect from a desktop distro. Great work!

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