kdesu and 'edit as root'

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Fri Jun 8 17:05:53 BST 2007


Nigel Ridley wrote:

> Feisty:
> 
> I've noticed that after a while (don't know exactly - could be hours or
> days) when I try to 'kdesu' or 'Actions > edit as root' on a file using
> konqueror, I get a bouncing icon but then nothing.
> If I try 'kdesu' fom the cmd line I get:
> 
> nigel at nigels:~$ kdesu konqueror
> X Error: BadDevice, invalid or uninitialized input device 169
>    Major opcode:  147
>    Minor opcode:  3
>    Resource id:  0x0
> Failed to open device
> X Error: BadDevice, invalid or uninitialized input device 169
>    Major opcode:  147
>    Minor opcode:  3
>    Resource id:  0x0
> Failed to open device
> 
> But if I logout and then login again everything works as it should.
> 
> How can I get it to work again without having to logout and login again?

There's no failure there.  Those are normal messages because you don't have
a Wacom device.
-- 
derek




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