kdesu? 8.10

Martin Laberge mlsoft at videotron.ca
Fri Oct 10 02:40:07 BST 2008


On Wednesday 08 October 2008 10:06:17 Derek Broughton wrote:
> Martin Laberge wrote:
> 
> > On Tuesday 07 October 2008 13:36:04 Willy K. Hamra wrote:
> >> Jim wrote:
> >> > Willy K. Hamra wrote:
> >> >> Nigel Ridley wrote:
> >> >>   
> >> >>> What happened to kdesu in KDE4?
> >> >>>
> >> >>> I need to start konqueror in admin mode (as 'root'/'su') to add a
> >> >>> directory.
> >> >>>
> >> >>> TIA
> >> >>>
> >> >>> Nigel
> >> >>>
> >> >>>     
> >> >> it's kdesudo now,
> >> >>
> >> >>   
> >> > Start the Terminal, and then type in su - , then password, then type in
> >> > konqueror as root.
> >> > 
> >> > 
> >> 
> >> i'm afraid that won't work, it would complain about something like
> >> couldn't find an X server or something, "sudo konqueror" in terminal, or
> >> "kdesudo konqueror" in the run dialog are his options
> >> 
> > 
> > To work, you have to issue the command
> > 
> > xhost +
> > 
> > in user mode,
> > 
> > then you will be able to connect from root mode (with a warning)
> 
> The advice gets more and more dangerous.  "xhost +" allows _anybody_ to
> access your X display.
> -- 
> derek
> 
> 

for sure you read the man page, and ajust to your liking, when come security.

if you have a home router or a firewall, the 6000 port is usually not opened, or easy to close.

if you are on the internet without a firewall or a router, HUM! 
(as Picard said to Wriker, after an encounter with Q:
 Number One, we have a bigger problem than I thought!)


-- 
Martin Laberge
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