Konqueror- is there a way to restore normal functionality?

Howard Coles Jr. dhcolesj at gmail.com
Wed Jan 11 03:13:47 GMT 2006


On Tuesday 10 January 2006 14:08, Merv Curley wrote:
> On Monday 09 January 2006 00:56, Rob Blomquist wrote:
> > I am pretty new to Ubuntu, but not to linux, I am in my 6th year,
> > and 3rd distribution (Red Hat, Mandriva).
> >
> > I have been a KDE user all the time, and watched it grow from
> > something equal to Gnome, to something IMHO that far surpasses it.
>
> Don't forget that you can create a root superuser,  just by giving him
> a password.  After that you don't need all that sudo nonsense.  That
> method was chosen so that new users couldn't easily damage the
> system.  Without a mod to some file,  X won't let you log on as root,
> but you can log on as root in any console screen to fix something.
>
> You can su to root in Konsole,  or put kdesu ahead of Kate etc in a
> menu to have kate open with root privileges.

You can also install "sux" to run graphical utils from a konsole shell.
just "sux -" then the root users password.  You can then run things like 
kcontrol from that console as root.

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